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Non-regulation cartridge box
Tarred leather non-regulation cartridge box and belt. The underside of the outer flap reads: "Henry A. Swift / NEW ULM / Aug 23 / 1862". Swift served as the third governor of Minnesota, completing Alexander Ramsey's second term, from 1863 to 1864. The box has two belt loops and two flaps enclosing a pouch for percussion caps and a patch of brown fur.
Content Category: artifacts
8.7 centimeters height (box)
17.2 centimeters width (box)
5 centimeters depth (box)
102 centimeters length (belt)
5.3 centimeters width (belt)
Used by: Swift, Henry A.
Used in: U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Dakota Indians--Wars, 1862-1865
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Use: 1862 (Used in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.)
Content: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Content: Exactly 08/23/1862 (Date written inside box.)
This is an example of a military accoutrement used during the U.S. Civil War.
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
6690.2.B,C (Accession Number)