J. H. Gemrig (Manufacturer)
J. H. Gemrig was a surgical instrument maker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1841 to 1880. Gemrig was under contract to the Union Forces during the Civil War to provide surgical sets to the military doctors.
Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions: 10" H x 17" W x 10" D
Mahogany chest with wooden handled surgical tools. Brass plate mounted to lid engraved, “Dr. C.C. Lee.”
Surgical kit belonging to Dr. Charles C. Lee, assistant surgeon with the 1st Maryland Volunteer Cavalry, 1861–1862, and contract surgeon for the United States Army, 1862–1865.