Object Title

U.S Civil War belt, holster and pouch

U.S Civil War belt, holster and pouch

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XIII.985

Provenance

Purchased 21/07/1994

Physical Description

A black leather belt, with 1851 pattern buckle for cavalry. The belt has attached a slim open topped leather holster for a colt Navy revolver, and a cap/bullet pouch, with small brass U.S. insignia.The holster is not an issue item but has probably been privately purchased

Inscriptions and Marks

Belt: ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL TC. Pouch: WATERTOWN ARSENAL 1863

Associations

Places America