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Object Name BANNER
Catalog Number 0985.13.00269a
Date ca. 1891
Description The banner is a starched cotton rectangular replica of the Army of Northern Virginia battle flag. It has a red field, blue cross, and white stars in the cross. A white border follows the lines of the cross. This banner is associated with two other banners, a Virgina State flag replica (.269) and a swallowtail banner with a blue field border with white stars (.269b).
Dimensions W-35 L-25.25 inches
Event death and burial of Joseph E. Johnston, 1891
Provenance These three banners (.269-.269b) were used to decorate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's grave when he died on March 21, 1891 and was buried in Greenmount Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland.
People Johnston, Joseph Eggleston