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1st Minnesota officer's "Physician's Pocket Companion"
Description Rectangular brown leather medicine case used by Javan B. Irvine during the Civil War. The case is stamped "Physician's Pocket Companion" and contains twenty-one glass bottles with corks. Irvine enlisted with the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment on April 29, 1861, and fought in the First Battle of Bull Run. Irvine was commissioned as a First Lieutenant in the Thirteenth United States Infantry in 1861.
Quantity 37 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 centimeters height
18 centimeters width
4 centimeters depth
Nomenclature Case (container)
Medicine bottle
Apothecary bottle
Creation Issued by: United States Army
Subjects Owned/used by: Irvine, Javan Bradley
Used by: United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864)
Issued by United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used during Civil War
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Medicine. Medical Equipment & Supplies. Bags & Cases
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9487.2