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Object Name Ring, Finger
Catalog Number 0985.13.00024a
Date ca. May 12, 1864- June 16,1865
Description Ring carved from either gutta percha or wood inscribed with the name "MAGGIE". This ring is associated with another which has a raised rectangular shape at its crest (.24b).
Dimensions D-0.25 Dia-0.7 inches
Owned Thomas Benton Horton
Owner Regiment 11th Virginia Infantry, Co. B, "Southern Guards"
Made Capt. Thomas Benton Horton
Provenance Captain Thomas Benton Horton made the two rings from buttons while he was a POW at Fort Delaware Military Prison.
People Horton, Thomas Benton
Search Terms Fort Delaware
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
jewelry