J. B. Thaxter Portland Maine 1861 Accoutrement Set
J. B. Thaxter Portland Maine 1861 Accoutrement Set consist of the Cartridge Box, Cap Box, Shoulder Belt, Waist Belt, Bayonet Scabbard, Box Plate, Cartridge Box Plate and Eagle Plate.
It is made of top grade leather with a hand applied period finish. The Cartridge Box comes complete with tins and the Cap Box comes with the cone pick both at no extra charge.
J.B. Thaxter of Portland Maine received contracts for 10,000 infantry accoutrements in 1862 and another 8,000 in 1863. Many fine original examples of the various pieces of the 1861 pattern accoutrements made by the J. B. Thaxter firm have survived for study today for use in making historically correct Thaxter pieces and sets.