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Object Name Pin, Straight
Catalog Number 0985.05.00021
Date 1864
Description A paper container holds a number of pins; it has eight rows of ten pins, each. One pin is missing. Each straight pin is made of steel. The paper carries the old Museum label, "180."
Material Paper/Metal/Steel
Dimensions W-4.75 L-15.25 inches
Owned J. Moore Wilson
Owner Regiment 7th Louisiana Infantry, Co. C
Event Battle of the Wilderness
Provenance Maj. J. Moore Wilson used this paper of pins while he was POW at Fort Delaware. He was taken prisoner following the Battle of the Wilderness.

"Paper of pins in the possession of Maj. J. Moore Wilson while a prisoner of war at Fort Delaware."
People Wilson, J. Moore
Search Terms Fort Delaware
Second Battle of Winchester
Gettysburg Campaign
Battle of the Wilderness
Subjects Sewing
Needlework
POW's
Prisoners of war