Contributed by Bangor Historical Society
Henry Hosmer received this bone scarf slide as a Christmas present in 1861 from a fellow inmate while being held as a prisoner of war in Libby prison. Hosmer, a Bangor resident, had served with the Second Corps, Company B of the 15th Massachusetts Regiment before his capture.
About This Item
- Title: Bone scarf slide, 1861
- Creation Date: 1861
- Subject Date: circa 1861
- Town: Leesburg
- State: VA
- Media: Bone
- Dimensions: 3 cm x 2 cm x 1 cm
- Local Code: 580
- Object Type: Physical Object
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Accessories (Clothing & dress)
- United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 15th (1861-1864). Company B
- Prisoners of war
- United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Libby Prison
- Capture & imprisonment
For more information about this item, contact:Bangor Historical Society
159 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
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