Confederate Cap Box

Date:
c. 1861

CONFEDERATE CAP BOX. BLACK LEATHER HARD & WEATHER CRACKED. BRASS FINIAL SECURES OUTER FLAP; INNER FLAP WITH SIDE PIECES (BUTTON GONE?); SINGLE WIDE BELT LOOP STITCHED TO BACK.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Brass. H: 7.7, W: 7.7, D: 4.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 305
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Regulation Artillery Tube Pouch For Friction Primers

Date:
1864

REGULATION ARTILLERY TUBE POUCH FOR FRICTION PRIMERS. TAN LEATHER WITH DOUBLE FLAPS, BRASS FINIAL (CLOSURE STRAP BROKEN OFF);INNER FLAP STAMPED: "WATERTOWN ARSENAL - 1864 / U.S."; 2 BELT LOOPS STITCHED TO BACK." Origin: WATERTOWN, NEW YORK.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Brass. H: 16, W: 20, D: 6 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 309
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Hand Reloading Tool For .38 W.c.f.

Date:
c. 1890

HAND RELOADING TOOL FOR .38 W.C.F. (WINCHESTER CENTER FIRE) CARTRIDGE. MFD BY WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO, NEW HAVEN, CONN., USA. (MARKED ON SIDE) HINGED TONG TOOL WITH 2 CHAMBERS: OPEN TO PRIME CASES & ENCLOSED TO SEAT BULLETS. Origin: NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron. L: 20.5, W: 7.0, T 1.9 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 519
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

U.S. Regulation Cap Box

Date:
c. 1860

U.S. REGULATION CAP BOX.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Brass. H: 8, W: 8, D: 5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 556
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Cartridge Box Shoulder Strap With U.S. Breastplate

Date:
c. 1862

CARTRIDGE BOX SHOULDER STRAP WITH U.S. BREASTPLATE. BLACK BUFF LEATHER; BACK STENCILED: JAMES BOYD & SONS/ MANUFACTURERS/BOSTON". TREATED 6/15/1992 AT HFC." Origin: BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather. L: 160, W: 5.6 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 559
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

U.S. Infantry Cartridge Box For .58 Caliber Ammunition

Date:
c. 1861

U.S. INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX FOR .58 CALIBER AMMUNITION.U.S. BOX PLATE, CAT.# MANA 1287, ON OUTER FLAP; 2 CARTRIDGE TINS WITHIN. APPEARS UNMARKED, UNISSUED. TREATED 6/15/1992 AT HFC.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Brass. L: 18.5, W: 20.9, T 6.7 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 560
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Shipping Crate For 12 Rounds Of 3-inch Canister, Fixed Artillery Ammunition

Date:
c. 1861

SHIPPING CRATE FOR 12 ROUNDS OF 3-INCH CANISTER, FIXED ARTILLERY AMMUNITION. TRACES OF ORIGINAL OLIVE PAINT REMAIN WITH FAINT BLACK STENCILING ON BOTH ENDS OF EXTERIOR READING: FRANKFORD ARSENAL/ 12 ROUNDS/ 3 IN:CANISTER/ FIXED"; BOX LID MISSING. CONSTRUCTED OF 2.5-CM THICK BOARDS DOVETAILED & NAILED TOGETHER; 12 CIRCULAR INDENTATIONS, 3.5-CM DIAM X .7-CM DEEP, ON BOTTOM INTERIOR; WOODEN LIP SCREWED TO EXTERIOR ENDS. Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Wood. H: 34.0, W: 30.5, L: 43.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1209
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Field Artillery Sponge Bucket

Date:
c. 1861

FIELD ARTILLERY SPONGE BUCKET, COMPLETE WITH WOODEN COVER (FLOAT) ATTACHED TO IRON BAIL WITH LINK CHAIN.

Description (physical):

Material: Iron, Wood. H: 23, Di: 20 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1687
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1850 (#1708)

Date:
c. 1861

SCABBARD TO M1850 FOOT OFFICER'S SWORD, CAT # MANA 1708. BLACK LEATHER WITH BRASS THROAT INSCRIBED: DAVID POTTS"; TIP & DRAG MISSING; MIDDLE BAND LOOSE DUE TO A MISSING BRASS RETAINING SCREW." Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Brass. L: 75.7, W: 3.7, D: 2.0 Cm. The Leather Body Is Complete And In Sound Condition Except Where It Has Been Bent And Permanently Creased 14.5 Cm From The End. There Are Also Minor Abrasions Typical Of Normal Wear. The Brass Tip And Drag Are Missing; The Middle Brass Band Is Loose Due To A Missing Brass Retaining Screw; The Brass Throat Is Dented On Both Sides (Obverse Side Appears To Have Been Struck With A Sharp, Pointed Object Numerous Times). Both Belt Rings Are Present

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1709
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park