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Object Name BUTTON
Catalog Number 0985.13.01345a
Date ca. 1861-1865
Description Button made of gutta percha; circular with a large hole in the middle. One side is flat and the other appears carved.
Dimensions D-0.325 Dia-0.6 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate POW
Made unidentified Confederate POW
Provenance The ring and buttons (.1345a & .1345b) were carved and worn by Confederate POWs held in Union military prisons.
People unidentified Confederate POW
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war