Sheridan's Cavalry Condition Powder

Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For the cure of diseases of horse, cattle, sheep, swine and poultry. This powder should be given in all cases of loss of appetite, roughness of hair, stoppage of bowels or water, coughs, colds, swelling of gland of throat, worms, horse-ail, hide-bound, hots and heaves. For the prevention and cure of cattle plague, in its various forms of southern cattle fever, anthrax, rinderpest, pleuro-pneumonia, etc., hog cholera, chicken cholera.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Veterinary Preparation, OTC Preparation
veterinary product, otc preparation
veterinary product
Date made
ca 1900
ca 1885
maker
I. S. Johnson and Company
Measurements
overall: 13 cm x 11.01 cm; 5 1/8 in x 4 5/16 in
overall: 5 in x 4 3/8 in; 12.7 cm x 11.1125 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
MG*M-10768
catalog number
M-10768
accession number
256193
subject
Veterinary Products
Civil War
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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