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Object Name SCARIFICATOR
Catalog Number 0985.10.00008
Description The scarificator, or "bleeder," was a brass square with a lever in the top and adjustable screw. Slots and sixteen blades are in the bottom.
Material Metal/Brass
Dimensions H-1.5 W-1.5 L-1.25 inches
Owned unidentified Union soldiers; James Evans
Owner Regiment 3rd South Carolina Infantry
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance The scarificator was captured from Federal troops at First Manassas on July 21, 1861, and was used by Dr. James Evans, Surgeon, for the rest of the war. He was surgeon with the 3rd South Carolina Infantry, Kershaw's Brigade, McLaw's Division.
People unidentified Union soldiers
Evans, James (1)
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Subjects Medical care
Medical equipment & supplies
Medical personnel