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Cartridge Pouch

Object Number: 
1951.505a-uu
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Leather, lead, brass, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 6 x 1 in. ( 9.5 x 15.2 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
painted: flap: "7th REGT"
Description: 
Rectangular leather pouch with front flap fastening to brass stud at bottom; tin insert inside; forty-six lead musket balls.
Gallery Label: 
This cartridge pouch was used by members of the 7th Regiment, New York State Militia, prior to the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group