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Scarf pin

Object Number: 
INV.10312b
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 3.2 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Diamond-shaped wooden pin with slot for scarf on front, carved by a New York soldier imprisoned at Andersonville, Georgia.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this pin was carved from a piece of gopher wood by Simon Hulbert, a soldier with the 100th New York Infantry who died at the Confederate prison at Andersonville, Georgia on August 11, 1864.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edwin W. Burch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group