Bone ring, 1861

Contributed by Bangor Historical Society


Henry J. Hosmer received this bone ring 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.

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About This Item

  • Title: Bone ring, 1861
  • Creation Date: 1861
  • Subject Date: circa 1861
  • Location: Leesburg, VA
  • Media: Bone, paint
  • Dimensions: 1.7 cm x 2.2 cm x 2.7 cm
  • Local Code: 582
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Bangor Historical Society
159 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 942-1900

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