U.S. Navy cartridge box

U.S. Navy cartridge box
Title
U.S. Navy cartridge box
Date 
1863
Medium 
Leather, brass, cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 5 5/8 in. ( 15.2 x 14.3 cm )
Description 
Leather, brass, and cotton cartridge box; stitched rectangular black leather box with horizontal belt loop sewn to back, and double flaps with strap on outer flap that fastens to brass stud at bottom of box; stamped marks on outer and inner flaps.
Credit Line 
Gift of David Freidberg
Object Number 
1960.14
Marks 
stamped: inner flap: "NAVY YARD/PHILA/1863"; front: "USN"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group