Pattern: First National flag; silk.
Stars: Fifteen white silk 5-point stars; 8 large and 7 small, arranged in double wreath; outlined in linen-and-cotton tape.
Border: White silk fringe on 3 sides; 1/2 inch white canvas on hoist edge.
Unit Designation: Embroidered in blue thread, "ALEXANDER GUARDS."
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (silk, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-46 W-80 inches|
|Owner Regiment||1st Kentucky Infantry, Co. E, "Alexander Guard"|
|Made||unidentified women of Fulton, Kentucky, USA|
|Provenance||Flag of the 1st Kentucky Infantry, Co. E, "Alexander Guard". Made by the women of Fulton, on the Tennessee/Kentucky border, and presented to unit by Nancy "Nannie" Wilson, May 1861 in Moscow, Kentucky.|
Wilson, Nancy (Nannie)
Atkins, Nancy (Nannie) Wilson [Mrs. James B.]
unidentified women of Fulton, Kentucky