TACWM logo

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.02.00156
Date 1861
Description Pattern: First National flag; wool, cotton, silk. Remnants of painted silk inscription, "Florida". Unit designation in black paint. Conserved.
Stars: Nine white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: White, 1.5 inch on hoist edge.
Attachment: Ties.
Unit Designation: Stenciled in black paint, "3rd / Co D"
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (Wool/Cotton/Silk)
Dimensions H-36 W-59.5 inches
Owned John Livingston Inglis
Owner Regiment 3rd Florida Infantry, Co. D, "Wakulla Guards"
Made possibly Newport, Florida, CSA
Provenance Flag of the 3rd Florida Infantry, Co. D, "Wakulla Guards". The presence of 9 stars on this flag may indicate it was made around May 1861. Presented to the unit by the Ladies of Newport, Florida; possibly presented when the unit formed on May 17, 1861, or when the unit left the state in 1862. John Livingston Inglis was the captain in 1863-1864. This flag was said to have followed Bragg, Hood, and Johnson in the Campaign of the West and was known to be in two battles. Donor was almost 80 years old when the flag was given to the museum.
People Inglis, John Livingston
Subjects women
civilians