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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.13.00809bb
Date 1861-1865
Description Fragment: Rectangular piece of shell / mother-of-pearl. At one end is a small metal pin. One side has hatch-marks cut into the face. The other side is smooth with some small cut marks which may or may not be letter or numbers. Originally it may have been part of a grip.
Material Shell
Dimensions H-0.063 W-0.5 L-0.875 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
Union prisons
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
Prison facilities