Civil War-era brass screw tourniquet used to control bleeding in a limb or extremity


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Other Identifiers:
dams:238988 and HS-S023_B002
Institution:
Emory University
Sublocation:
Box 2
Call Number:
HS-S023
About This Item
Date Created:
1850 to 1865
Format:
Artifact
Genre:
tourniquets
Extent / Dimensions:
6.5 X 5 X 1.5
Description / Abstract:
Brass screw tourniquet salvaged from the wreck of the New Greece, a European blockade runner used during the Civil War to supply the Confederacy. The ship sank off the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Donated to Emory University by Gilbert McLemore in honor of Dr. John D. Martin, Jr.
About This Item
Date Created:
1850 to 1865
Format:
Artifact
Genre:
tourniquets
Extent / Dimensions:
6.5 X 5 X 1.5
Description / Abstract:
Brass screw tourniquet salvaged from the wreck of the New Greece, a European blockade runner used during the Civil War to supply the Confederacy. The ship sank off the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Donated to Emory University by Gilbert McLemore in honor of Dr. John D. Martin, Jr.
Find This Item
Other Identifiers:
dams:238988 and HS-S023_B002
Institution:
Emory University
Sublocation:
Box 2
Call Number:
HS-S023