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Object Name Holder, Thimble
Catalog Number 0985.13.00034
Description Thimble holder carved into the shape of an acorn. The top screws off to reveal the inner compartment. Top has button crest and is roughly cross hatched. There are five leaves carved into the nut. Once contained a thimble (.34b).
Dimensions L-1.75 Dia-1.25 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
Prisoners of war
Prison facilities