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Object Name Comb, Lice
Catalog Number 0985.03.00057
Date 1862
Description The comb is a double-sided finew toothed comb made of yellow poplar or similar type wood. Possibly a lice comb. Old state room sticker "47" adhered to one side.
Material wood
Dimensions H-2 W-3 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate soldier
Owner Regiment 12th Georgia Infantry, Co. F
Made Creator unknown, Confederate, Virginia
Provenance An unnamed Confederate soldier of Co. F, 12th Georgia Infantry, "Floyd's Brigade," made this comb (possibly a lice comb) in 1862 in the mountains of Virginia.

"Fine-tooth comb. Made by a Georgia soldier."
People unidentified Confederate soldier
Subjects Grooming equipment
Hair dressing