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Object Name Carving
Catalog Number 0985.13.00809x
Date 1861-1865
Description Carving: Single piece of bone. Carved into a rectangle with a central groove approximately 1/2" long on the 'inside' face. The middle of each piece appears to be slightly thicken than the end portions. A single metal pin is near one end. The other end has a semi-circle engraved on it. May have been created as part of another project.
Material Bone
Dimensions H-0.125 W-0.25 L-0.875 inches
Owned James T. C. Hundley
Owner Regiment 34th Virginia Infantry, Co. K
Made Pvt. James T. C. Hundley
Provenance The box and its contents belonged to Mr. Hundley while a prisoner of war in Elmira Prison, N.Y. Mr. Hundley was of Co. K, 34th Virginia Infantry.
People Hundley, James T. C.
Search Terms Elmira Prison, New York
Union prisons
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
Prison facilities