Civil War officer's field tourniquet
Description Field tourniquet equipment of the type purchased and carried by officers in the Civil War. The tourniquet was carried by General John B. Sanborn of the Fourth Minnesota Regiment. It consists of a strap of coarse white cotton and a brass cinching device with iron hooks and a buckskin covered pad. "TIEMANN" is stamped on the side of the cinch. The tourniquet set was found in epaulet case 26.H17.1.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 84 centimeters length (strap)
2.5 centimeters width (strap)
2.5 centimeters height (cinch)
3.7 centimeters width (cinch)
3.3 centimeters depth (cinch)
Nomenclature Tourniquet
Creation Made by: Tiemann
Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 4th (1861-1865)
Subjects Used by: Sanborn, John Benjamin Sr.
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Civil War
Used in Civil War
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: Approximately 1862
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
(Civil War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 26.H17.2

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