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Cartridge box

Cartridge box
Title
Cartridge box
Date 
1860-1875
Medium 
Leather, cotton, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 7 in. ( 10.8 x 17.8 cm )
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
Object Number 
1922.151a
Marks 
stamped: front: "US" (inside oval); back top: "ROCK ISLAND/ARSENAL"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group