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Soldier's field medical kit
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.
Content Category: artifacts
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)
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
Creation: Not earlier than 1840 - Not later than 1865
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
2001.A-E (Accession Number)