Confederate Baton Rouge, Louisiana Arsenal Made Model 1855 Rifleman's Pattern Leather Cartridge Box. Brown leather, single stitched with scalloped edge to outer flap and lunate interior flap over implement pouch with tab closure. Interior flap marked "C.S. ARSENAL" over "BATON ROUGE.LA.". Possible initials to outer flap. Includes closing tab, brass finial, one piece tin liner, and two belt loops. 6 1/4" H x 8 3/8" W x 2 3/8" D. Provenance: Mike Martin Collection. Estate of Jim Maconkey, Landrum, SC. Note: This Cartridge Box is pictured in "Collecting the Confederacy" by Shannon Pritchard, 2005, page 89. CONDITION: The box is in very good condition. The leather is strong with no tears, the stitching is tight. No provision is present for an over the shoulder sling.
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