Waist belt with cartridge box and percussion cap pouch (3)
Overall (cartridge box): 3 3/4 x 8 in. (9.5 x 20.3 cm)
Leather and brass cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with horizontal loop sewn to rear, double flaps with strap on front flap that fastens to brass stud at bottom, foliate brass lettering fastened to front, and containing center-divided tin insert; black leather waist belt runs through loop on back of box, with rectangular brass plate on right that fastens to clip on left; rounded, rectangular cap pouch with loop on back that fastens to right side of belt.
Gift of Edwin A. Whitfield
cast, applied: flap: "NY"
stamped: inside flap: "................NEW YORK"
engraved: belt plate: "2"
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