Soldier's field medical kit

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Description Leather field medicine kit containing four glass vials with cork stoppers. Two of the vials are marked "Quinine" and "Camphor"; a third has a printed label reading "DOVERS POWDERS / M. W. SERL. / DRUGGIST / Lebanon, Missouri"; the fourth is blank. The kit belonged to J.W. Hayes, who carried it during the Civil War and bequeathed it to the Daughters of the American Revolution upon his death at the Minnesota Soldiers' Home.
Quantity 5 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 1 inches height (2001.A, case)
5 1/4 inches width (2001.A, case)
7 inches length (2001.A, case)
5 1/4 inches length (2001.B, quinine vial)
1/4 inches diameter (2001.B, quinine vial)
5 1/2 inches length (2001.C-E, vials, each)
1/2 inches diameter (2001.C-E, vials, each)
Nomenclature Kit (set)
Medicine bottle
Subjects Owned/used by: Hayes, J. W.
Serl, M. W.
Used during Civil War, 1861-1865
Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri, United States
Owned/used in Minnesota, United States
Medicine. Medical Equipment & Supplies. Bags & Cases
Medicine. Medical Equipment & Supplies. Equipment to Administer & Dispense Medications
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1840 - Not later than 1865

Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
(Civil War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2001.A-E

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