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Object Name CHEST
Catalog Number 0985.03.00161
Description This chest is wood with an oilcloth cover, iron strapped handles on the top, and blue stenciled wallpaper liner.
Dimensions H-10.5 W-20 D-11.5 inches
Owned Benjamin M. Cromwell
Owner Regiment 4th Georgia Infantry, Co. E, "Albany Guards"
Provenance Dr. Benjamin M. Cromwell owned and used this wood chest during the war. He initially enlisted in Co. E, 4th Georgia Infantry, "Albany Guards." He was promoted to assistant surgeon in October 1861, and served in the 1st, 3rd, and 5th North Carolina Infantry (Stonewall Jackson's II Corps). In May 1862, he was promoted to full surgeon at the rank of major, and served with the 3d Louisiana Battalion. He was present at the surrender at Appomattox.
People Cromwell, Benjamin M.
Search Terms surgeons
Subjects Medical personnel