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Object Name CHAIN
Catalog Number 0985.13.00032
Date 1864
Description Six link wooden chain. The links are oval and interlock. Individual links are about 2" in length.
Dimensions L-9.5 inches
Owned Hugh Holmes McGuire; Sallie Bowen Gallaher McGuire
Made unidentified Confederate POW
Provenance Chain made of one piece of wood by a Confederate prisoner of war at Fort Delaware in 1864. It was given to the donor by her husband, Capt. Hugh Holmes McGuire, in 1864.
People unidentified Confederate POW
McGuire, Hugh Holmes
McGuire, Sallie Bowen Gallaher [Mrs. Hugh Holmes]
Gallaher, Sallie Bowen
Search Terms Fort Delaware
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
women