Civil War Carried Pocket Apothecary w/ Contents & Scalpel Set Custer Provence
An Exceptional Civil War Period Pocket Apothecary & Surgical Scalpel Kit
Owned and Used by Dr. John P. Wilson
Scalpel Box is Monogrammed
A Quote from findagrave.com
"When the Fifth Michigan Cavalry was formed during the civil war Dr. J. P. Wilson was commissioned regimental surgeon by the governor of the State, serving in this capacity until March, 1863, when, on the formation of the Michigan Cavalry Brigade, under General Custer, he was made brigade surgeon."
The Pocket Apothecary is Complete. Thirty 1 3/4 inch Corked Glass Tubes. All Have Labels. All but Two have Contents. The Scalpel Set is Missing Scissors. All Scalpels are Original to this Kit. A Pair of Chained Suturing Hooks Included as well as a Long Thin Funnel.