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Civil War Carbine box

Object Number: 
INV.7821
Medium: 
Leather, wood, brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 21.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: inner flap: "DINGEE & LORIGAN/MAKERS/NEW YORK" (inside oval)
Description: 
Leather, wood, brass, and iron cartridge box; rectangular brown leather box with one horizontal and two vertical loops for shoulder belt sewn and riveted to rear, two iron buckles at bottom, an implement pocket on front, and double flaps with a strap on the outer flap that fastens to a brass stud at bottom of box; box contains wooden block with twenty bored holes for cartridges; stamped marks on inner flap.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group