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U.S. Navy cartridge box

Object Number: 
1960.14
Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Leather, brass, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 5 5/8 in. ( 15.2 x 14.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: inner flap: "NAVY YARD/PHILA/1863"; front: "USN"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group