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Object Name Needle, Suturing
Catalog Number 0985.13.00938
Description The surgical needle is curved and still has thread attached.
Dimensions L-1.75 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Event Battle of Hanover Court House / Slash Church
Provenance This needle and thread was found on an amputation table after an engagement at Hanover Courthouse on May 27, 1862.
Search Terms Battle of Hanover Court House / Slash Church
Peninsula Campaign
Subjects Amputation
Medical aspects of war
Medical care
Medical equipment & supplies