Medicinal Bottle & Contents- Amer. Civil War Mus.,VA

 

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The bottle is part of a wooden medical chest (.991) with a handle on each side and a drawer at the bottom. An inscription on the top of the chest reads: “Presented by the City of Richmond to Co. H, Richmond Sharpshooters. The chest contains a bottle in which is preserved a snake and a lizard caught by the donor of the chest, E.E. DePriest.”

Learn more about this artifact at the American Civil War Museum website: http://moconfederacy.pastperfectonline.com/webobject/FAAEC9BC-C609-4FEF-8273-134223583172


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