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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 483
Description Pattern: Naval Signal flag, "M"; blue field; wool. "M" stenciled in black ink on hoist edge border.
Stars: None.
Border: 1 3/4 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Rope and toggle.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool)
Dimensions H-42.5 W-63.5 inches
Owner Regiment CSS Jackson [CSS Muscogee]
Provenance Naval signal flag, "M". Taken from the Confederate gunboat Jackson [AKA Muscogee] on the Chattahoochee River, Georgia, May 1865. [Formerly identified as: From Gunboat Jackson "M" Charleston, SC Feb. 1865]

"Bonnie Blue Flag" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects Navies
Naval personnel
Signal flags