|Description||This is a roughly carved pine shuttle with tapered ends with an open rectangle in the center. A handwritten narrative of the shuttle's history is in ink at the bottom of the shuttle.|
|Owned||J. H. Birdwell|
|Made||J.H. Birdwell, Fort Delaware, Delaware|
|Provenance||Pvt. J. H. Birdwell made this unfinished shuttle when he was a POW at Fort Delaware. Birdwell was one of Lt. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest's cousins. He served in a Tennessee infantry unit.|
Birdwell, J. H.
Prisoners of war