|Object Name||Piece, Chess|
|Description||The chess set contains thirty-two wooden figures with simply turned designs light brown and dark brown in color. The pieces are not marked. The chess set is associated with a chessboard (0985.5.84).|
|Owned||Lucy Nelson Howard; Robert Nelson Howard|
|Owner Regiment||14th Louisiana Infantry, Co. A|
|Provenance||Capt. (John P. or Thomas P.) Farrar of Co. A, 14th Louisiana Infantry presented this set of chessmen and chess board (0985.5.84) to Mrs. Lucy Nelson Howard of Yorktown, Virginia in 1861. Farrar was stationed at "Ship's Point" in York County, Virginia. Mrs. Nelson gave the chess board and chessmen to her son, Robert Nelson Howard.|
Farrar, John P.
Farrar, Thomas P.
Howard, Lucy Nelson
Howard, Robert Nelson