US Model cartridge box; militia

Object Number: 
1936.548
Date: 
1855-1865
Medium: 
Leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 8 in. ( 12.7 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: interior flap: "58" stenciled: interior flap: "23" (in white)
Description: 
Leather and brass cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with two vertical loops for shoulder belt sewn to rear and flap with strap that fastens to brass stud at bottom of box; box contains tin insert with four upper and two lower compartments; stamped and stenciled numbers on inside of flap.
Gallery Label: 
This cartridge box was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group