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Object Name Box, Cartridge
Catalog Number 0985.13.01007
Description Non-regulation carbine box of brown leather with double flap; lead finial; closure tab sewn tro flap; soldered tin insert with 16 tubes for cartridges; 2 horizontal belt loops sewn to back; Written on interior flap in ink is "HANKINS," on exterior flap in pencil is "Confederate cartridge box 1861 - 65 [?]"
Dimensions H-5 W-6.25 inches
Owned George A. Hankins
Owner Regiment 1st Virginia Artillery, Co. B, "James City Artillery"
Made Confederate Manufacturer, Richmond, Virginia, CSA
Provenance Cartridge box believed owned and used by the donor, George A. Hankins, who served in Co. B, 1st Regiment Virginia Artillery.