Skin cartridges were used mainly in Colt revolvers and also in the Sharps rifle. They were famously used by Colonel Berdan's sharpshooters during the Civil war. Skin cartridges made by D.C. Sage. of Middletown, CT USA
RARE Confederate Mississippi Rifle Cartridge Label Original Extremely Scarce.Extremely rare Confederate cartridge label. "Ten Cartridges, for Mississippi Rifle Cal. 54. Round Ball. Augusta Arsenal, GA. July 1864." This was originally affixed to a packet of cartridges wrapped in paper. It measures 2.5 by 1.75 inches. It was found in a collection of Confederate Civil War ephemera collected by a Union post quartermaster who was stationed in Nashville, TN in 1865.