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Object Name Scale
Catalog Number 0985.13.00890, a
Description The pair of medicine scales are located inside an oval-shaped rusty metal case (.890a) with broken hinges.
Dimensions W-2.25 L-5.25 inches
Owned Edwin White Branch [Edward White Branch]
Owner Regiment 12th Virginia Infantry, Co. G, "Richmond Grays"
Event Battle of Brandy Station
Provenance Capt. Edwin White Branch carried and used these medicine scales. He was born on January 23, 1838; he served with Co. G, 12th Virginia Infantry, "Richmond Grays;" and he was killed at Brandy Station in August 1863.
People Branch, Edwin White
Search Terms Battle of Brandy Station
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
Medical aspects of war
Medical care
Medical equipment & supplies
Medicines
War casualties