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Corp. R. J. Turkesbrey's Bone Bible Watch Fob

Corp. R. J. Turkesbrey's Bone Bible Watch Fob

Bone bible watch fob carved by Corp. R.J. Tukesbrey, from Ruff Creek, Greene Co., PA, while he was a prisoner during the Civil War at Belle Island, Va. His initials are on the watch fob.

Corp. Turkesbrey was also a prisoner at Andersonville, Ga., where he contacted scurvy.

Submitted by Douglas Dunkerton, great great grandson

 

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