|Object Name||Box, Cartridge|
|Description||Confederate cartridge box: black leather with double flap; divided tin insert; implement pocket; bullet hole in the upper center of the box; lead finial, japanned metal buckles.|
|Dimensions||H-5.5 W-8 D-2.25 inches|
|Owned||Clarence Albert Fonerden [C. A. Fonerden]|
27th Virginia Infantry, Co. A, "Alleghany Roughs"
Carpenter's Battery, Virginia Light Artillery
|Event||Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run|
Private C. A. Fonerden of Co. A, 27th Virginia Infantry, wore this cartridge box when he participated in the Battle of First Manassas in 1861. The cartridge box was pierced by a bullet during this battle.
"A cartridge box…which was shot through on my hip at the 1st battle of Manassas…."
Fonerden, Clarence Albert
items pierced by bullets
Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run