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Lanyard and Pick
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Lanyard and Pick

Accession #: 261780
Credit: Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 5" H x 8.5" W x 0.25" D

Physical Description

Bone carving.

General History

Soldiers who were held prisoner faced enormous boredom. They would often find debris and use it to make objects to pass the time.


Keywords

Country: United States
War: Civil War
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