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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.02.00162
Date ca. 1891
Description Pattern: Postwar N/A flag; silk. Obverse: White field, embroidered laurel wreath surrounding embroidered unit designation: "St. Augustine/Guards/organized 1885". Reverse: Blue silk field with embroidered orange wreath surrounding a design of two stone columns and a gate leading down a path. Where wreath meets at bottom, embroidered "City Gates" and the date ("1565") when the city was founded.
Stars: None.
Border: Gold metallic fringe on 3 sides.
Attachment: Sleeve.
Unit Designation: Embroidered on obverse, "St. Augustine/Guards."
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (silk)
Dimensions H-35 W-45 inches
Owned Louise C. Vogel
Owner Regiment 1st Battalion Florida State Troops, Co. B, "St. Augustine Guards"
Made possibly Louise C. Vogel
Provenance Postwar flag of the 1st Battalion Florida State Troops, Co. B, "St. Augustine Guards". Presented to the company in 1891 by Miss Louise C. Vogel. When the company disbanded, the flag was returned to Mrs. Leo Vogel. The company was organized by 1885. Money was raised for the flag through amateur theatrical performances. The flag was presented to Captain W. I. Woodman in 1891. When the company disbanded, Captain F. H. Greatoren returned the flag to Mrs. Leo R. Vogel who presented it to the museum.
People Vogel, Louise C.
Subjects women
civilians