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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.00.00072
Date 1861
Description Pattern: Miniature First National flag; cotton.
Stars: Seven white stencilled, 5-pointed.
Border: None.
Attachment: Believed nailed or tacked.
Unit Designation: None
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (cotton)
Dimensions H-10.75 W-15 inches
Owned Mary Elizabeth Nisbet Martin [Mrs. James B. Martin]
Owner Regiment 10th Alabama Infantry
Provenance Miniature flag of 10th Alabama Infantry. Given to Mary E. Nisbet Martin, wife of Col. James B. Martin of the 10th Alabama Infantry, of Jacksonville, Alabama, while in camp with her husband at Centerville, Virginia, 1861. He was killed at the Battle of Dranesville in December 1861.
People Martin, James B.
Martin, Mary Elizabeth Nisbet [Mrs. James B.]
Nisbet, Mary Elizabeth
Subjects women
civilians