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Name 4th Iowa Cavalry

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00048

A. FLAG: A flag of the 4th Iowa Cavalry, Co. K that is patterned after a U. S. National flag. 1 layer. Cloth (cotton). Hand sewn. Company flag. 34 stars and 13 stripes. HISTORY: The division traveled to Atlanta where they were mustered out of service on August 10 and returned to Davenport on August 24. Of this division many recieved the Medal of Honor-Nicholas Fanning, James P. Miller, Charles Swam, Norman F. Bates, Edward J. Bebb, Henry County, Richard H. Cosgriff, John Hays, and Richard H. Morgan.This flag was made by the ladied of Mount Pleasant, Iowa for Private James B. Gregg of Henry Country. Gregg remained a Private through his entire term of enlistment, apparently never su

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07282

A. FLAG: 4th Iowa Cavalry flag. Patterned after a U.S. national. Oversized. 1 layer. Cloth (cotton, wool); pigment. Hand Sewn. Made by the ladies of Lee County. Object No: 7282, tagged only HISTORY: This regiment would distinguish itself near the end of the war by capture of numerous Confederate flags which would result in eight of its members recieving the Medal of Honor. Those to receive the Medal of Honor include-Nicolas Fanning, James P. Miller, Charles Swan, Norman F. Bates, Edward J. Bebb, Henry County, Richard H. Cosgriff, John Hays, and Richard H. Morgan. The 4th Iowa Cavalry traveled to Atland where they were mustered out of service on August 10 and retured to Davenpo

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2001.071 - 2001.071.038

A. FLAG: 4th Iowa Cavalry flag patterned after a U.S. regimental. Civil War. 1 layer. Cloth, pigment. Machine sewn. Hand painted. Governmental issue. Also has associated staff with finial & end cap. Object No: 2001.71.38, tagged only HISTORY: This regiment would distinguish itself near the end of the war by capture of numerous Confederate flags which would result in eight of its members recieving the Medal of Honor. Those to recieve the Medal of Honor include- Nicholas Fanning, James P. Miller, Charles Swan,Norman F. Bates, Edward J. Bebb, Henry County, Richard H. Cosgriff, John Hays, and Richard H. Morgan. The 4th Iowa Cavalry traveled to Atlanta where they were mustered out

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2001.071 - 2001.071.039

A. FLAG: 4th Iowa Cavalry patterned after a U.S. national flag. Civil War 1 layer. Cloth, pigment. Machine made. Hand painted. Governmental issue. Object No: 2001.71.39, tagged only HISTORY: This regiment would distinguish itself near the end of the war by capture of numerous Confederate flags which would result in eight of its members receiving the Medal of Honor. Those to receive the Medal of Honor include- Nicholas Fanning, James P. Miller, Charles Swan, Norman F. Bates, Edward J. Bebb, Henry County, Richard H. Cosgriff, John Hays, and Richard H. Morgan. The 4th Iowa traveled to Atlanta where they were mustered out of service on August 10 and returned to Davenport on Augus

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2001.071 - 2001.071.051

A. FLAG: Flag staff and cord/tassel of the 4th Iowa Cavalry. Modified regimental flag. Governmental issue. Civil War. 1 layer. Cloth;pigment. Machine sewn. Hand Painted. Object No: 2001.71.51, tagged only HISTORY: This regiment would distinguished itself near the end of the war by capture of numerous Confederate flags which would result in eight of its members receiving the Medal of Honor. Those to recieve the Medal of Honor include-Nicholas Fanning, James P. Miller, Charles Swan, Norman F. Bates, Edward J. Bebb, Henry County, Richard H. Cosgriff, John Hays, and Richard H. Morgan. The 4th Iowa traveld to Atlanta where they were mustered out of service on August 10 and returned to

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IC 0087

A. FLAG SAMPLER: This sampler flag (montage flag) was made by staff at State Historical Museum--Iowa City in the 1920s. Consists of fragments from flags of battery (1st and 2nd), cavalry (4th), and infantry (4th, 5th, 11th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 18th, 21st, 22nd, 25th, 26th, and 30th). HISTORY: The flag is constructed from souvenired sections of many Union flags. Each fragment is stitched with the name of the regiment and in some cases an identifier. A shield appears in the center of the canton with the inscription, "Fragments of the Flags Towa Regimets in the war of the Rebellion, 1861-65" (Iowa and regiments has been misspelled). Overall 21" x 14". Object No: IC 87, tagged only

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IC 1010

A. FLAG: Captured CSA flag--Ranger unit. Accredited to: Richard Morgan, 4th Iowa Cavalry. Location: Columbus, Georgia. Blue St. Andrew's cross with 13 white, 5-pointed stars. "DILLARD GREYS" painted in yellow Roman letters and shadowed in dark blue. Stamp--top edge "443" coorelates with number in the Register of Flags Captured or Recaptured by Union Troops, 1861-1865. Object No: C-1, tagged only HISTORY: In a single engagement near Columbus, Georgia on 16 April 1865, five members of the 4th Iowa Cavalry and two members of the 3d Iowa Cavalry captured battle flags of their opponents. Each of these seven men, all from the State of Iowa, received Medals of Honor. Corporal Morgan