Civil War Leather Cartridge Box with Brass US Plate, #3295 Militaria
An Antique Civil War Period UNION Military Cartridge Box Pattern of 1842/55, circa. late 1850's. Cartridge Box made of leather with attached lead backed brass 'US' plate. Made by 'H. OLIVER, PITTSBURGH, PA'.
CONDITION: Leather is still supple; scratches, wearing and flaking. Some loses; (1) shoulder strap buckle missing ; tins are intact with remnants of paper.
A good example that survived...