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Title Amputation Kit
Catalog Number 1967.040.0001
Object Name Kit, Surgical
Description a: Wooden case, lined with red velveteen with a lift-out middle section; brass plate on top that reads in script, "Buell G. Streeter / Medical Director / Army Shenandoah / 1864-5". Contains:
b: two-sided serrated tool
c: drill handle
d: blunt, grooved tool
e: scissors
f: tweezers
g: bone saw
h: pincers
i-q: bone-handled probes and scalpels
r: surgical needles
s: tourniquet
t: brush with white bristles and black handle
u-ff: catheters
gg-ii: large knives with textured handles
Dated from 1864.0
to 1865.0
People Streeter, Buell Goodsell