Photos taken by Steve Newfield a volunteer with the Cultural Resource Division.
Above is a British light infantry cartridge box. The cartridge is a wooden box with a leather cover. The initials "GR" is imprinted on the flap. The cartridge box holds 18 cartridges and is said to come from Connecticut.
About cartridge boxes:
Cartridge boxes were often worn off the shoulder with a leather strap. Individual cartridges were wrapped in pieces of paper.
Cartridge boxes were first used in the early 1700's.