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Object Name Chain, Watch
Catalog Number 0985.00.00094
Date 1861-1865
Description Oval and circular gutta percha linked chain with a watch fob and a small carved book. The chain is broken is three places. Previously stored inside housewife (0985.0.93); partial piece of broken link still stored inside.
Dimensions W-1.6 L-9.2 inches
Owned Joseph Milton Cary
Made Joseph Milton Cary, Fort Warren, MA
Provenance Watch chain made by Major Joseph Milton Cary while a prisoner at Fort Warren.
People Cary, Joseph Milton
Search Terms Fort Warren
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war