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Catalog Number 00012
Object Name Flag
Description A. FLAG:
C.S.A. 1st national flag. Civil War period. Garrison sized. 1 layer. Cotton, wool. Hand stitched. 9 stars and 3 stripes.

White cotton field with black stamped lettering "Taken from the Court House in Van Buren, Ark., By Brig. Gen. F. J. Herron, December, 1862." Unfinished edges. Discolored overall.

Tag reads: "Taken from the court house in Van Buren, Ark by Brig. Gen. F.J. Herron in 1862." Captured December 28, 1862 at Van Buren, Arkansas. Associated with 9th Iowa Infantry. Object No: C-12, tagged only

Source Major General L. J. Herron
Received Date / /
Collection Iowa Battle Flag Project
Search Terms Civil War
9th Iowa Infantry