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Object Name SADDLEBAG
Catalog Number 0985.10.00191, a-p
Description Leather medical saddlebags (.191) with two pouches. Both sides have a pocket and a wooden drawer with bottles in it. Bottles in one drawer (i) are: empty small glass bottle with glass top, part of label reads "C. Jnaican (?)" (a); small glass bottle, part of label reads, Sulph… Cinc…", sandy-looking powder, glass top (b); small glass bottle, cork top, glass stained black/brown from contents, label reads, "Fld… Blackberry" (c); empty glass bottle, cork top (d); square glass bottle with glass top, white powder, label reads, "limchornidia sulph" (e); square glass bottle with glass top, stained brown from contents, label reads "Fe bri fur min-" (f); square glass bottle with cork top, illegible label, glass stained brown from contents (g); glass bottle with cork top, bottom brown from inside, wrapped in piece of paper (h). Bottles in second drawer (p) are: small square glass bottle with glass top, label reads "laudum" (j); small square glass bottle with glass top that doesn't stay in, label reads "ty. D C Ca..." (k); square glass bottle, glass top, brown chunky powder inside, label reads, "Pulr Aw mal C Opin" (l); square glass bottle with glass top, brown liquid inside, label reads "Fla Exl; Valer" (m); square glass bottle with glass top, white powder inside, label reads, "Hz… C …" (n); glass bottle, cork top, piece of cork inside (o).
Dimensions W-8 L-9 inches
Owned James Evans
Owner Regiment 3rd South Carolina Infantry 3rd South Carolina
Provenance Dr. James Evans, 3rd Infantry, South Carolina Volunteers, Kershaw's Brigade, McLaws Division, used these medicine saddlebags during the war. He was one of nine brothers, who served in the Confederacy at the same time. He served until surrendered and paroled in Morgantown, North Carolina, in April 1865.
People Evans, James (1)
Search Terms horse equipment
Subjects Medical care
Medical equipment & supplies
Medical personnel
Medicines
animals
horses
saddles
Saddlery
surrenders