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ITEM: ONE

Is it Civil War? NO


New Jersey Plate
New Jersey Plate

This New Jersey plate appears similar to others with state initals that were in use during the Civil War, but this one was used on the Model 1874 KcKeever cartridge box. There is a claim that some examples with two iron wire loops may late to the late war period, but this is not well documented.



Cartridge Box

KcKeever Cartridge Box with N.J. Plate

Reference: O'Donnell and Campbell, American Military Belt Plates p. 361


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