Saw

Surgeons amputated tens of thousands of limbs with saws like this and saved many lives. Modern amputations are very similar, though today doctors know to sterilize the instruments.

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0048
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Lancet And Scarificator

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0044
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Tenaculum

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0045
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Medicine Bottle

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0046
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Trephine

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0047
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Surgeon's Kit

Dr. C. Lewett used this U.S. Army regulation surgeon's case. He served with the 16th Massachusetts Infantry from 1861 - 1864. The U.S. government supplied surgical instruments to each medical officer. They were contained in different types of cases depending upon whether their use was for a major or minor operation.

Description (physical):

Mahogany, brass, velvet. L 42.9, W 16.7 D 11.3 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0005
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Civil War Medicine, 1861-1865

Date:
1998
Creator:
C. Keith Wilbur
Publisher/Studio:
Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot Press

Illustrated history of medicine during the Civil War.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
E621.W56, LCCN: 98-030569
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Medical Practices In The Civil War

Date:
1992
Creator:
Susan Prevost Beller
Publisher/Studio:
Charlotte, VT: Susan Prevost Beller

Overview of medical practices used during the Civil War.

Description (physical):

Paperback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
E621.B55 E, LCCN: 92-14960
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Medical Practices In The Civil War

Date:
1992
Creator:
Susan Prevost Beller
Publisher/Studio:
Charlotte, VT: Susan Prevost Beller

Overview of medical practices used during the Civil War.

Description (physical):

Paperback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
E621.B55 D, LCCN: 92-14960
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Medical Practices In The Civil War

Date:
1992
Creator:
Susan Prevost Beller
Publisher/Studio:
Charlotte, VT: Susan Prevost Beller

Overview of medical practices used during the Civil War.

Description (physical):

Paperback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
E621.B55 B, LCCN: 92-014960
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum