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Object Name Pin, Clothing
Catalog Number 0985.05.00115
Date 1861-1865
Description Pin which is heart-shaped with shell inlay. Light heart with branch motif etched on the shell. A small ring is on the bottom of the heart which may have held an additional implement.
Dimensions H-0.375 W-0.77 L-2.5 inches
Owned Robert L. Cannevin
Owner Regiment 1st Louisiana Infantry, Co. I
Made Robert L. Cannevin
Provenance Robert L. Cannevin carved this pin while he was held as POW at Point Lookout, Maryland., He served in Co. I, 1st Louisiana Infantry.
People Cannevin, Robert L.
Search Terms Point Lookout Military Prison, Maryland
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war