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Object Name Thimble
Catalog Number 0985.13.00034b
Description Thimble, carved from bone. Carved with design similar to thimble holder in which it was once contained (.34).
Dimensions L-1.75 inches
Owned Luther Ball Swann
Owner Regiment 23rd Virginia Cavalry, Co. G
Made unidentified Confederate POW
Provenance Given to Luther Ball Swann, grandfather of the donor, when a prisoner of war at Camp Chase, Ohio.
People Swann, Luther Ball
unidentified Confederate POW
Search Terms Camp Chase, Ohio
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
Prison facilities