1812 History
Dr. Cyrus Sumner's Medical Supply Trunk
Description
Sponsors
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type
Object
Description
This wooden trunk, stained reddish brown, is believed to have contained the medical and surgical supplies of Dr. Cyrus Sumner (1772-1834).

Sumner served as a surgeon in Niagara during the War of 1812 and was requested by Major-General Brock to accompany him to Detroit. He was also known to have become the commissioned Surgeon for the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia in 1822.
Notes
Size: 35 inches long x 14.5 inches wide x 19 inches high
Subject(s)
Local identifier
131
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
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Image courtesy of the Grimsby Museum
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Dr. Cyrus Sumner's Medical Supply Trunk


This wooden trunk, stained reddish brown, is believed to have contained the medical and surgical supplies of Dr. Cyrus Sumner (1772-1834).

Sumner served as a surgeon in Niagara during the War of 1812 and was requested by Major-General Brock to accompany him to Detroit. He was also known to have become the commissioned Surgeon for the 4th Regiment of the Lincoln Militia in 1822.