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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.12.00082
Description Pattern: U.S. Naval Signal flag; white field; cotton/wool.
Stars: None.
Border: None.
Attachment: None.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (cotton, wool)
Dimensions H-22.5 W-21.5 inches
Owned Newton Buckner ; Margaret Hadley Foster
Owner Regiment USA
Event Battle of Galveston
Provenance US Naval Signal flag, from unknown vessel. Captured at the battle of Galveston, Texas, January 1, 1863 by Gen. John B. Magruder's forces. It was presented to Margaret Hadley Foster by Lt. Newton Buckner of the Confederate Signal Corps shortly after the battle.
People Buckner, Newton
Foster, Margaret Hadley
Subjects navies
women
civilians
Signal flags
flags