American Civil War Medicine & Surgical Antiques

Surgical Set collection from 1860 to 1865 - Civilian and Military

Civil War:  Medicine, Surgeon Education & Medical Textbooks

 Dr. Michael Echols & Dr. Doug Arbittier

2011 - "The sesqui-centennial of the Civil War" -  2015

The 150th Year Celebration

 

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Dr. Echols' partial list of Google books for Civil War Surgeon Research

 

  WARNING:  THIS IS A REPRODUCTION SURGICAL SET

Shown below is a page from a seller of reproduction surgical sets.  Please be aware these exist and avoid purchasing one as a 'real' set.   Dr. Echols has nothing to do with this seller, doesn't know him, and cannot recommend or not recommend the seller.

Again, WARNING, this is a reproduction set and not part of this collection and I do not sell them.  This page is for information purposes only...Do not buy reproduction sets for investment or collecting...they are NOT meant to be collector items, but rather for re-enactor medical dramas.

Limited-Edition Reproduction
Civil War Period Surgeon's Amputating Kit

Warning!!!  This is NOT a real surgical set.  It's a Reproduction..!!!




 

EACH  REPRODUCTION KIT CONSISTS OF 38 SEPARATE ITEMS:

26 Instruments (Including five Amputating Knives and Catlins; four Scalpels; three Tenaculums; a large brass Petit Tourniquet; three Saws - Capital, Hinged and Metacarpal; Bone File; Bone Brush; Dissection Forceps; Curved Scissors; Bone Forceps; large Bullet Extractor; Screw style bullet Extractor; Open Ringed Sequestrum Forceps; Nelaton's Probe, 12 Surgical Needles, Silver Wire and Silk Suture Thread, and one Handmade Wood Case with Military Style Locks. All of the instruments are precision made from the finest surgical steel available by a certified Ophthalmic Instrument Manufacture. This Civil War Period Amputating Kit is designed for historical purposes only. THESE KITS ARE NOT INTENDED FOR ACTUAL MEDICAL USE IN ANY WAY.

 

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We are preservers, not dealers, of American Medical History

 

Civil War Medical Collections 

Direct links to all medical & Civil War collections on this site

American Surgical Sets:

Pre-Civil War:  1 | 2  -   Post-Civil War:  3  -  Civil War 1861-1865:  4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8   INDEX

Medical Text-Books:

1 | 1a | 2 | 2a | 3 | 3a | 4 | 4a | 5 | 5a | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 9a | 10 | 11 | 12    INDEX

Surgeon General's Office Library printed catalogues: 1840 | 1864 | 1865

Medical Lecture Cards:

Medical Faculty and Authors:

1 | 2 | 34 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21    INDEX

INDEX

Navy Surgeon Exams:

1863 Navy Surgeon Applicant Exams with Biographies   INDEX ONE | INDEX TWO

Surgeon CDVs, Images:

Army: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8    INDEX

Navy: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8   

Hosp Dep't Bottles, Tins, 

U.S. Army Pannier:

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

American Civil War Medicine & Surgical Antiques

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Students doing reports or projects are welcome to use the content of this site without permission, but credits would be appreciated.

 

Please note: information on this site may not be normally referenced as this is an active and long-term research project.  Personal notes may not be properly cited for publication.  Various articles are digitally reproduced under the fair-use act of the copyright laws and are intended for educational purposes only.  Many citations are from Google digital 'books' and can be traced backwards via a unique string in the citation.

 

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Last update: Friday, November 07, 2014