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Lot #340
Confederate Surgeon's Apothecary Chest

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CSA Apothecary Chest, Joseph Graham, M.D. Surgeon, 67th N.C. Infantry Regt. CSA. Full set of bottles in wooden case with engraved plate attributing the chest to Dr. Graham. Dr. Joseph Graham was born in Craven County, the son of Governor William A. Graham. He resided as a physician in Mecklenburg County prior to his appointment as 2nd Lieutenant in Company C, 1st Artillery, 10th Regiment, North Carolina State Troops (the Charlotte Artillery) by Governor Ellis on May 16, 1861. He mustered in at Raleigh at age 24, on August 15, 1861. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant November 27, 1861 and to Captain June 27, 1862. He resigned February 1, 1864 on being appointed Surgeon by Governor Vance and attached to the 67th Regiment N.C. Troops with the rank of Major. After the War, Dr. Graham returned to civilian life as a physician and practiced medicine in Gaston and Mecklenburg Counties until his death in 1907.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Presidents
  • Dates: #658 - Ended February 08, 2023