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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.12.00048
Description Pattern: Miniature First National flag; wool. Conserved.
Stars: One 5-pointed, white wool.
Border: None.
Attachment: Ties.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool)
Dimensions H-6.75 W-13.5 inches
Owned George Branard
Owner Regiment 1st Texas Infantry
Event Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Provenance Miniature flag (1st Texas Infantry). Miniature flag presented by six young ladies from Houston, Texas, to George Branard, color bearer of the 1st Texas Infantry, in late December 1862. Branard carried this flag over the unit's regimental flag from 1862 until Appomattox, Virginia, April 1865.
People Branard, George
unidentified women of Texas
Search Terms Battle of Chickamauga
Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of New Market Heights / Chaffin's Farm / Chaffin's Bluff
Battle of North Anna
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Battle of the Wilderness
Battle of Wauhatchie
Chickamauga Campaign
Gettysburg Campaign
Knoxville Campaign
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Subjects women
civilians
surrenders