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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.


Country: United States
War: Civil War
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