Civil War Era Eye Glasses
As states on case, "An Optometrist was one of the most highly paid in the medical profession of the time and would travel quite a bit and quite often put a pair of eyeglasses together, while you waited from stock he carried with him.
Improved eyesight being very important and beneficial as today, allowing soldiers to perform everyday tasks as well as reading maps dispatches, writing entries in diarys, and letters home.
The case includes description of the glasses, the glasses, and a map that the glasses would have assisted looking at.
Spectacles come in a 8 x 12 x 3/4" matted display case.