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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.05.00151
Description Pattern: N/A, flag fragment; red wool bunting.
Stars: None.
Border: None.
Attachment: None.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material wool
Dimensions W-2.5 L-3 inches
Owned Ned Owens
Owner Regiment 1st Co., Washington Artillery of New Orleans
Provenance Piece of Ned Owens' flag, 1st Company, Washington Artillery.

Scrap of Ned Owen's battle flag of the 1st Company, Washington Artillery, seen by Mr. Davis. Scrap of red cotton was clipped to a letter to Mrs. Varina Davis from W. M. Owen of New Orleans, Louisiana, in August 1881.
People Owens, Ned