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Object Name Holder, Thimble
Catalog Number 0985.13.00034a
Description One of two (2) carved wood thimble holders in the shape of acorns. The top screws off to reveal inner compartments. Top (.34d) has button crest and is roughly cross hatched. The nut portion is smooth with a carved tip. Contains a bullet (.34c).
Dimensions L-1.75 inches
Owned Luther Ball Swann
Owner Regiment 23rd Virginia Cavalry, Co. G
Made unidentified Confederate POW
Provenance Given to Luther Ball Swann, grandfather of the donor, when a prisoner of war at Camp Chase, Ohio.
People Swann, Luther Ball
unidentified Confederate POW
Search Terms Camp Chase, Ohio
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
Prison facilities