This toothbrush was found on the Gettysburg battlefield after the battle. This comb's fine teeth allowed a soldier to comb disease-carrying lice out of their hair. This shaving mirror belonged to James King of Company G, 118th New York Infantry. It is designed so that it can be hung from a ring or use a fold-out stand.
Toothbrush: L 16.6 cm. Lice Comb: Ivory; L. 6 cm, W 4.5 cm. Hand Mirror: Metal, glass; Dia 9 cm.
This ingenious metal shaving cup was made with a separate compartment to hold a shaving brush. It belonged to Isaac Harlow, Company A, 11th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. This shaving brush was used by Sgt. Emanuel Brailies, Company D, 110th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. The shaving soap dish was used by James Parson, Company M, 102nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. This 'cut throat' razor was widely used.
Shaving Cup: Metal; H 11 cm, Dia 7.5 cm. Shaving Brush: Wood, bristle; L 12.0, Dia 3.0 cm. Soap Dish: Wood; L 4.3, Dia 11.5 cm. Razor: Metal, bone; L 16.6, W 2.7, T 1.1 cm.