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Name Siege of Vicksburg

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00045

A. FLAG: U. S. National flag used by 17th Army Corps, Headquarters. Oversized. 1 layer. Machine sewn. Cloth. Edge has several markings: (cotton to top) "C. CADIE JR.", "C. CADLER, JR/A.A.C.", AND "17TH ARMY CORPS". There is a manufacturer's makr also "LONGLEY & BROS./FLAG MANUFACTUERS/ WALNUT ST., CIN?" accompanied by an unreadable stamp. HISTORY: The 17th Army Corps organization was the result of General Order 210, A.G.O. on December 18,1862. A corps generally averaged 36,000 men at full strength and was usually commanded by a major general. Through 1863, the main service of the 17th Army Corps was in the lower Mississippi River Valley region with its central purpose to assist

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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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00052

A. FLAG: Flag of 34th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Co. B, flag that is patterned after a U.S. national flag. Made by the women of Hartford, Iowa in 1862. Carried by James Blanchard. 1 layer. Machine sewn. Company flag. Object No. 52, tagged only HISTORY: The 34th Iowa Infantry became known as the "Star Regiment" because its number was the same as the number of stars on the US flag in 1862. The regiment was raised in the region south of Des Moines in Warren, Lucas, Dacatur and Wayne counties, and was mustered into service on October 15, 1862, near Burlington, Iowa. Much of the 34th Iowa's sevice time was plaqued by periods of illness, but the men were still able to contribute to

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00056

A. FLAG: 2 layer, blue silk flag of "COMPANY/F/25TH IOWA INFANTRY." "Company" is downward arching. "F" is at center between the two phrases. "25th. Iowa Infantry." is upward arching. Machine sewn. Blue thread. .125" seams. Object No.: 56, tagged only [associated staff and cord missing as of 2001/10/17 skh] HISTORY: The 25th Iowa Infantry was organized near Mount Pleasant and was composed of companies raised in Henry, Des Moines, Washington, and Louisa. The 25th Iowa was mustered out of service in Davenport, Iowa, in June, 1865. The banner of Company F was donated by Agnes Garner of Columbus City in 1925. Company F was heavily recruited from the area around Columbus City and acr

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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 - 2001.071.006

A. FLAG: 35th Iowa Infantry Regiment flag, Governmental issue. Civil War Patterned after a US national flag. one layer. Cloth (silk, cotton); pigment, . Machine sewn. Hand painted. B. CORD/TASSEL: Cord is composed of two cotton based cords wrapped in either blue or white silk. These cords are twisted on themselves to form the main cord. There is a knot at approximately center of the cord allowing it to be looped over a staff. Tie to knot is a cotton cord. Attached to each end of the cord is a tassel pendant. Tassel is composed of three wooden forms. The forms are wrapped in blue and white coverings of silk and cotton. Secured to the underside of form #3 are the blue and

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2001.071 - 2001.071.021

A. FLAG: 34th Iowa Regimental with staff, cord and tassel. Removed from NE Capitol Case January 2002. Civil War Patterned after a US regimental flag. 1 layer. Machine sewn. Hand painted. Governmental issue. HISTORY: The 34th Iowa Infantry became known as the "STAR REGIMENT" because its number was the same as the number of stars on the US flat in 1862. The regiment was raised in the region south of Des Moines in Warren, Lucas, Decatur and Wayne counties, and was mustered into service on October 15, 1862, near Burlington, Iowa. Much of the 34th Iowa's service time was plaqued by periods of illness, but the men were still able to rally together to fight in important military menouve

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2001.071 - 2001.071.008

A. FLAG: Regimental flag of the 35th Iowa Infantry Regiment, with staff, 2 finials and connector, no cord or tassel. 1 layer. Machine sewn. Hand painted. Cloth; pigment. Civil War. Governmental issue. HISTORY: The 35th Iowa Infantry was mustered into service on September 18, 1862, and contained 39 officers and 920 men. During the course of the war, the regiment would participate in important military operations such as the sieges of Jackson and Vicksburg, and the battles of Nashville, Bayou De Glaize, Old River Lake, and Tupelo. Killed in combat or from wounds receieved during battle: 149 Died from disease: 188 SOURCES: First and Second Reunions of the Thirty-fifth Iowa In

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2001.071 - 2001.071.010

A. FLAG: Flag of the 35th Iowa Infantry Volunteers. Patterned after a US regimental flag. Civil War. Machine sewn. Hand painted. No selvedge edges present. Governmental issue. 1 layer of fabric. B. FINIAL CONNECTOR: Partial. Brass. Cylindrical in shape. Center is a sphere with circular opening at center to receive finial blade. Extending from either side is an armature. The armature is overall cylindrical in shape, however, it is accented by a flared portion and a tapered shaft ending in a sphere. C. TASSEL/CORDS: Blue and white tassel and cords. The main cord is composed of four smaller cords wrapped around each other. Cord base is cotton and it is wrapped with

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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 - 2001.071.013

A. FLAG: National flag with staff, cord and tassel. 35th Iowa Infantry Regiment. 1 layer. Governmental issue. Civil War. Cloth; pigment. Machine sewn. Hand painted. B. STAFF: The pole is stained and varnished. The end not protected by the pole sleeve is darker in color. Brass end cap. The cord/tassels cording is composed of two smaller cotton based cords wrapped with blue or white silk and then twisted on each other. The tassel pendants are based on wooden forms and are covered in blue or white silk (patterned). HISTORY: Flag was carried by the 35th Iowa Infantry. The regiment was mustered into service on September 18, 1862, and was composed of 39 officers and 920 me

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2001.071 - 2001.071.014

A. FLAG: 38th Iowa Volunteers Infantry. Patterned after a U.S. national flag. Has banner and staff. Civil War. Governmental issue. 1 layer. Cloth; pigment. Hand painted. Machine sewn. B. BANNER: The sign is rectangular cotton piece of fabric that was pinned to the flag in the LRC of obverse. The sign is with the flag and the pin is in the object file folder. The sign is printed with the words "29th VC" in black and is only readable from the front. The "C is really part of the letter "O" and the word is probably "Volunteers" however only the "V" and part of the "O" remains. C. STAFF: The wood staff is non-original and stained a dark brown tone with a shiny gloss finish.

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2001.071 - 2001.071.015

A. FLAG: Partial, national flag of the 35th Iowa Infantry. Cloth (silk). Civil War. Governmental Issue. Machine sewn. 1 layer. The 35th Iowa Infantry was mustered together on September 18, 1862, and was comprised of 39 Officers and 920 men. B. STAFF: Wood staff pole that tapers to both ends. The exposed end, not protected by the pole sleeve, has darkened to a dark brown and has moderate scratches and nicks overall. Brass end cap is fitted to one pole end and secured by a single, slotted screw. The finial end is both notched and tapered. There is a small hole for a screw. The opposite end is broken and irregul-ar. The finial is missing: C. FINIAL CONNECTOR: Brass. Tub

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2001.071 - 2001.071.019

A. FLAG: 34th Iowa Infantry, national flag. Civil War. 1 layer. Cloth; pigment. Governmental issue. Machine and hand sewn. B. STAFF: one of two staff poles associated with the 34th Iowa national flag. Wooden. Cylindrical rod that tapers to finial end. Finish is light brown stain. Does not appear to have been varnished. The end not protected by the pole sleeve is much darker due to the exposure to elements and use. One end is rounded. Fitted over that end is a place copper band. The band is secured by 1 nail/tack. The connector tapers to the end and is detailed with three raised lips. Secured with a single crew. Twist-tighted into the end is a finial accessory piece. It

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2001.071 - 2001.071.022

A. FLAG: 34th Iowa Infantry National, with finial, no staff or cord/tassels. Removed from NE Capital flag case January 2002. Framed by Textile Preservation Associates between September 2004 and October 2005. Civil War HISTORY: The 34th Iowa Infantry became known as the "STAR REGIMENT" because its number was the same as the number of stars on the US flag in 1862. The regiment was raised in the region south of Des Moiens in Warren, Lucas, Decatur and Wayner coounties, and was mustered into service on OCtober 15, 1862, near Burlington. Much of the 34th Iowa's service time was plaqued by periods of illness, but the men were still able to rally together to fight in important miliatry meno

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2001.071 - 2001.071.023

A. FLAG: 34th Iowa Infantry Regiment. Patterned after a U. S. National. Civil War. Non-governmental issue. 1 layer. Cloth; pigment. Machine sewn. B. STAFF: Wooden demonstration staff from 1904. Medium reddish brown in color. Unidentified species of wood. Entire staff is wood, inlcuding the diamond-shaped finial. There is a seam in the wood below the finial (108.75" from bottom). A flag rope tie (.125" diam) is tied loosely around the upper part of the staff. The staff is tapered, being generally larger towards the bottom than towards the top and is only moderately warped. The diamond-shaped finial has four flat faces on each of the two sides, forming a low peak at center.

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2001.071 - 2001.071.035

A. FLAG: 3rd Iowa Veteran Calvary constructed in the pattern of a U.S. National. Civil War. One layer. Machine sewn. 39.375"H x 52"H. Parts: flag, cords, finial, staff. B. CORD/TASSEL: There are two sets of cords/tassels (large and small). Blue and white color. Cotton wrapped silk with wooden form based pendants. STAFF: oak staff measuring 10' 7.625"L not including the unfinished end which is partially broken off. The staff is 1" in diameter at its widest point. BATTLE HONORS: There are eleven battle honors sewn into a rod sleeve that is separate from the pole sleeve. Each ribbon is silk, has a swallowtail cut to fly. Pea Ridge Montevallo, Ala. Kirksville Ebeneze

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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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2001.071 - 2001.071.052

A. FLAG: 3rd Iowa Cavalry flag patterned after a U.S. national flag. 1 layer of fabric. Civil War. Machine sewn except for the pole sleeve. Silk; cotton; pigment. B. MOURNING RIBBON: Slipped over the finial end of the staff pole to fly with the flag is a knotted, black silk mourning ribbon in commemorating Pres. Lincoln's death. Raw edges. Very fine gauge of fabric. C. STAFF: cylindrical wooden rod measuring 102.675"L that gradually tapers to the finial connector and suddenly tapers to the end cap. Stained a golden oak finish that has darkened considerably on the lower portion that was not protected by the pole sleeve. There is a 1.5"W x .125"H leather strap around t