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Object Name SCARF
Catalog Number 0985.10.00243
Date January 1862
Description This wool knitted scarf in the pattern of the First National Confederate Flag; twelve gold stars appliqued in the blue canton. Canton is done in garter stitch; stripes in 4 by 4 ribbing (honeycomb stitch). End is tied with blue and white cording.
Material wool
Dimensions W-9.5 L-39.5 inches
Owned Nathan George Evans
Owner Regiment 4th South Carolina Infantry, "Tramp Brigade"
Made Mrs. Addie B. Lloyd, Memphis, Tennessee, CSA
Provenance Brig. Gen. Nathan George Evans owned and wore this wool scarf, made for him by Mrs. Addie B. Lloyd of Memphis, Tennessee, in January 1862.

"General Evans, Will please accept from Mrs. Addie B. Lloyd this scarf representing the flag of our country, under which our brave Generals and soldiers have already gained signal victories. May the 'Laurel Wreath' which fame has placed upon the brow of the 'Hero of Leesburg' never gade. May the 'Most High God' the 'God of Battles' surprise and direct all his movements to the end, that the hirelings of Yankeedom may be driven from our Coast, and the 'Old Palmetto State', the home of my girlhood, rejoice once more that she is freed, from so foul a pollution. Memphis, Tenn. Jan. 25th 1862" (letter from Mrs. Lloyd, in MOC archives)

"Charleston S.C. Feb. 5th '62. Brig Genl. J. G. Evans. Adams Run. Dear Sir, Permit me to peresent you (for my sister Mrs. S. S. Lloyd) a scarf or comfort, worked and designed by herself. It is made so imitate our country's flag and it was made expressly for you. Mrs. Lloyd is a native of this ity but has been a resident of Memphis, Ten. for several years. Hoping you will accept the simple offering. I remain yours truly, R.H. Riker." (letter from Riker, in MOC archives)
People Evans, Nathan George
Lloyd, Addie B.
Search Terms flag imagery
Subjects women
civilians
gifts