Susat Civil War Antiques


    SOLD.    This set is identified to Lucius Jones Jr. Company H 72nd NY Inf and Company A 120 NY Infantry.  The set consists of a regulation waist belt with brass keeper and arrow back US buckle, Pattern 1861 cartridge Box marked on inner flap "S H Condict & Co Newark NJ".  Both tins are present and both buckles are tight. Also present is a cap pouch marked "CS Storms Maker NY"  The cap pouch is missing one of the oval ears on the inner flap.  It does have most of the wool remaining and a vent pick.  Both straps are intact.  And lastly the set has the bayonet scabbard which is marked with a inspector's stamp and "E A Crossman & Co Newark NJ".   The cartridge box is marked in period ink "L Jones" and in a later stamp "Lucius Jones Jr 58 Eagle St, Franconia NY"  This stamp is also marked on the belt as well.  The belt shows losses to the finish. The cartridge box is strong with minor crazing - seams are tight and solid.  

    The 72 NY served in Sickles corps in the Army of the Potomac and participated in the battles of Yorktown, Malvern Hill, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg among others.  The 120th NY saw action at Hatcher's run, Petersburg, Sailors Creek and Appomattox Count house.  In addition L Jones wrote a book about the 72nd NY after the war.    Sold