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US Army percussion cap pouch

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Description United States Army Model 1850 leather percussion cap pouch carried during the Civil War by Josiah Lathrop of the 8th Minnesota Regiment, Company H. The pouch contains one "top hat" type percussion cap and a wool patch for firing a percussion cap firearm. The pouch has two belt loops, and two flaps; the inner flap is stamped "CROSSMAN / MAKER / NEWARK, N.Y.".
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 1/4 inches length
3 3/8 inches width
1 1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Pouch
Creation Made by: Crossman
Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865), Company H
Made in Newark, Wayne County, New York, United States
Subjects Used by: Lothrop, Corporal Josiah
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864)
Made in Newark, Wayne County, New York, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Civil War
United States--History--Civil war, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Armament. Accessories
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Creation: Approximately 1861
Notes This is an example of a military accoutrement used during the U.S. Civil War.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9967.3.A

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