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Accession Number 2011.056
Catalog Number 2011.056
Object Name Flag
Description A. FLAG:
"Lint Flag" Sanitation flag constructed in a modified U.S. National pattern. Handmade. 1862. 34 stars and 13 stripes.

Awarded as prize for collecting the most lint (used for cannon fuses and bandages during Civil War, 1861-1865). Awarded to "school district no. five/the prize banner/presented by the people of washington". Tagged only; 2011.056
Source Daughters of the American Revolution - Washington Iowa Chapter
Collection Iowa Battle Flag Project
Search Terms Civil War
Washington Township
Daughters of American Revolution