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Object Name Awl
Catalog Number 0985.13.00809b
Date 1861-1865
Description Scribe or possible awl: made from a wooden dowel with a slight taper, and thin metal wire inserted into the narrower end.
Material Wood/Metal
Dimensions W-0.375 L-3.25 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
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war