Non-regulation percussion cap pouch

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Titles Non-regulation percussion cap pouch
Description This non-regulation leather percussion cap pouch has two flaps in the front and two belt loops riveted to the reverse. The inner flap has a makers stamp which reads, "J.DAVY & Co / NEWARK N.J.". The pouch contains a Minié ball and a note reading "Bullet that grazed cup of O. P. Stearns". During the Civil War Ozora P. Stearns served with the 9th Minnesota, Company F, as First Lieutenant and later with the 39th United States Colored Infantry Regiment as Colonel.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 3/8 inches height (8707.7.2.1, pouch)
3 5/8 inches width (8707.7.2.1, pouch)
1 1/2 inches depth (8707.7.2.1, pouch)
1 inch length (8707.7.2.2, bullet)
9/16 inch diameter (8707.7.2.2, bullet)
Nomenclature pouch
Minié ball
Materials leather
brass (alloy)
lead (metal)
Creation Issued by: United States, Army
Made in: Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Subjects Owned/used by: Stearns, Ozora Pierson
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 9th (1862-1865)
United States, Army, Colored Infantry Regiment, 39th (1864-1865)
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States
Used in: Duluth, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: 1863
Content: 1861 - 1865 (Civil War)
Notes This is an example of a military accoutrement used during the U.S. Civil War.

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8707.7.2.1,2 (Accession Number)

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