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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.10.00195
Description Pattern: N/A; flag fragment; three flag fragments of red and blue wool bunting and white cotton. Attached to cardboard.
Stars: None; portion of one star arm present.
Border: None.
Attachment: None.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Owned William M. Bridges
Event Battle of Fort Sumter
Provenance Three fragments are from a flag that flew over Fort Sumter during the bombardment. They were given to Captain William M. Bridges by Colonel Young--who commanded the fort at that time--when on a visit
People Bridges, William M.