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Object Name Carving
Catalog Number 0985.13.00809v
Date 1861-1865
Description Carving: Two pieces of bone. Each is carved into a rectangle with a central groove approximately 3/4" long on the 'inside' face. The middle of each piece appears to be slightly thicker than the end portions. The pieces are attached together by way of a single metal pin, which allows the two pieces to pivot/rotate relative to the other piece. May have been created as part of another project.
Material Bone
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
Union prisons
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
Prison facilities