This is the type of jacket that would have been worn by a Confederate medical officer.
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 11/6/2008
Many of the surgical sets used during the American Civil War were made to the specifications of the Union Army. This Civil War surgical set was made by George Tiemann & Company of New York City. Tiemann, who emigrated to America from Germany in 1826, was considered one of the finest surgical instrument makers of the 19th century.