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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.13.01748
Description Pattern: Virginia state flag, blue field; cotton. Oil-painted Virginia state seal and motto, "Virginia / Sic Semper Tyrannis", on both sides. Conserved.
Stars: None.
Border: 2 1/2 inches yellow silk fringe on 3 sides.
Attachment: Sleeve.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (cotton, silk)
Dimensions H-36 W-40 inches
Owned John Scott; William H. Payne
Owner Regiment 4th Virginia Cavalry, Co. H, "Black Horse Troop"
Provenance Flag of the 4th Virginia Cavalry, Co. H, "Black Horse Troop". Unit flag under Capt. John Scott and Capt. William H. Payne. Also carried at Payne's funeral in Richmond in 1904, and every other unit veteran's funeral possible.
People Payne, William Henry Fitzhugh
Scott, John
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Subjects veterans