Civil War Patriotic Snuff Box - Beautiful silver hinged snuff box engraved with eagles on front and interesting design on the back,. The interior is gold plated. Measures approximately 3 1/4" x 1 7/8". Throughout the Civil War snuff production boomed. It was even recommended by doctors as a general cure-all, particularly effective in the treatment of coughs, colds, and headaches. Many soldiers carried snuff in their haversacks.
Inventory Number: CAM 056