Ring

Object Number: 
INV.10312a
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 1.6 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Tin ring made from scrap metal at the Confederate prison in Andersonville, Georgia.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this ring was fashioned out of an artillery shell fragment 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