|Object Name||Furniture, Doll|
|Description||Miniature side chair; part of set of carved wooden doll furniture, consisting of center table (c) and two side chairs (a-b). The chairs have a crested top with cross slat, no arms, and are upholstered in red and black floral fabric.|
|Dimensions||H-4 W-2.3 L-2.325 inches|
|Owner Regiment||1st Maryland Cavalry, Co. E|
|Made||James W. Jenkins|
The doll furniture was made by Private James W. Jenkins, Company E, 1st Maryland Cavalry, while imprisoned at Point Lookout, Maryland. The family history records that Jenkins made one set of furniture but had to make another set for the Union Guards in order to be allowed to send one set home.
[Note: see file for late-20th-c. correspondence with descendents of Union guard who still possessed the second set of furniture.]
Jenkins, James W.
Point Lookout Military Prison, Maryland
Prisoners of war