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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.03.00228
Description Pattern: First National flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Eleven white, cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 2 3/4 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Sleeve; rope and toggle.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-80 W-120 inches
Owned T. Thatcher Graves
Event Siege of Port Hudson
Provenance Flag of the Confederate Navy, unknown vessel. Captured at Port Hudson, Louisiana, July 1863 and secured by T. Thatcher Graves, M. D., 114th Kentucky Infantry (USA), who afterward forwarded it to Danielson, Connecticut.
People Graves, T. Thatcher
Search Terms Siege of Port Hudson
Confederate States Navy
items captured by Union soldiers
items captured from Confederate soldiers
items taken
items taken by Union soldiers
items taken from Confederate soldiers
United States Army
Subjects Medical personnel