Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Traveling Homeopathic Pharmaceutical Kit

From the collections of the Boston Medical Library.

Pocket pharmaceutical kit belonging to Alfred Richardson Glover of West Roxbury, 1st Lieutenant, Company C, of the 53rd Massachusetts Volunteers during the Civil War. Inscription inside reads: "This medicine case is one of the articles which belonged to the late 1st Lieut. Alfred R. Glover, who was killed in battle, June 14th, 1863, at Port Hudson, La., and was afterward returned to his home."
Photo: Alfred Richardson Glover



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