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Object Name SOCK
Catalog Number 0985.13.00651b
Description One of a pair of socks, infant or toddler's. Made of white cotton; knit with a brown and green thread design. Possibly machine knit and hand sewn together.
Material cloth/cotton
Owned Edward Hill
Provenance Edward Hill wore this pair of socks when he and his mother, Mary E. Hill, ran the blockade, traveling from Savannah, Georgia to Washington, DC, in autumn of 1863. Mr. Hill was the Assistant Superintendent of the Savannah Arsenal.

People Hill, Edward
Hill, Mary E. Ball [Mrs.]
Ball, Mary E.
Search Terms Savannah, Georgia
Subjects Footwear
Socks
Stockings
children
boys
blockades
Blockade running
refugees