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Cartridge box

Object Number: 
1922.151a
Date: 
1860-1875
Medium: 
Leather, cotton, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 7 in. ( 10.8 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "US" (inside oval); back top: "ROCK ISLAND/ARSENAL"
Description: 
Leather, cotton, and brass cartridge box; rectangular black leather foldout with twenty canvas cartridge loops sewn to inside, shoulder strap that has brass clip at one end and that runs through two vertical belt loops riveted to back of box, and strap on rear of box that fastens to stud on top front; stamped marks on front and back of box.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles MacCauley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group