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Object Name Pin, Clothing
Catalog Number 0985.04.00060
Date 1865
Description Pin in the shape of a spade carved from hard rubber with a shell overlay and a metal strip pin attached to the back.
Dimensions H-0.65 W-1.15 L-2.15 inches
Owned James W. Bowles
Owner Regiment 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, Co. C
Made James W. Bowles
Provenance Pin made by Captain James W. Bowles, Company C, 2nd Kentucky Cavalry while a prisoner on Johnson's Island in 1865.
People Bowles, James W.
Search Terms Johnson's Island Military Prison
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war