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Object Name Lid, Sugar Tub
Catalog Number 0985.04.00059b
Date 1861-1863
Description This lid to a carved, dark brown wooden sugar tub has a relief of flowers decorating the top. The tub base (.59a) resembles a miniature pail, and has a broken handle.
Dimensions H-5 Dia-5 inches
Owned A. G. Perry; Kate E. Perry
Owner Regiment 29th Mississippi, Co. I
Made A. G. Perry
Provenance A. G. Perry made this sugar tub with lid while he was imprisoned at Rock Island Military Prison. He was assigned to Barracks #47. Perry was a member of Co. I, 29th Mississippi. He gave the sugar tub to Miss Kate E. Perry ("Faithful") in 1863. The string attached to the lid is the original one on the tub when it was given to Miss Perry.
People Perry, A. G.
Perry, Kate E.
Search Terms Rock Island Prison, Illinois
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war