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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.06.00135
Date 1863
Description Pattern: First National flag; silk. Oil-painted seal on both sides of canton. Obverse: Maryland State Seal. Reverse: stars; motto in gold paint: "Hope is Our Watchword, Truth Our Guiding Star". Signed by artist: "A.T. Jones, 1863". Conserved.
Stars: Eleven gold-painted, 5-point on reverse.
Border: 1 1/2 inches gold metallic fringe on 3 sides, white silk sleeve on hoist edge.
Attachment: Sleeve.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (silk); paint.
Dimensions H-28.5 W-47 inches
Owned unidentified women of Kent County, Maryland
Owner Regiment 1st Maryland Cavalry, Co. E, "Winder Cavalry" (CSA)
Made A. T. Jones
Provenance Flag of the 1st Maryland Cavalry, Co. E, "Winder Cavalry". Presented to the unit by the Ladies of Kent County, Maryland, 1863.
People unidentified women of Kent County, Maryland
Jones, A. T.
Subjects women
civilians