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Title Fenian cartridge and cartridge box from Battle of Ridgeway
Description Small black leather Fenian cartridge box. Associated grey Fenian cartridge. Cartridge box has two belt loops on the back. Both items from Remi; June 1994. Both items mounted on wooden base with captions.
Catalog Number 01125
Object Name Box, Cartridge
Material Leather/Metal
Dimensions H-9.5 L-20.5 D-8 cm
Search Terms Fenian Raids
Battle of Limeridge
Battle of Ridgeway
Condition Fair
Condition Notes The cartridge is flaking, the leather of the box is cracked on lid
Event Battle of Ridgeway
People Stinson, J.J.R.
Notes Cartridge picked up on June 3rd, 1866 by J.J.R Stimson, Ensign No.7 CO QOR.
Cartridge box presented to Mr. Barker by the finder, who picked it up at Ridgeway, June 1866