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Catalog Number 00034
Object Name Flag
Description A. FLAG:
Philippine surrender1899, captured by the 51st Iowa Infantry

HISTORY:
White cotton flag of surrender, raised by Philippino Insurgents over headquarters at San Roque, Luzon, February 8, 1899, thereafter occupied by Colonel John C. Loper, of Des Moines, with the Fifty-first Iowa Infantry and a bettery of California heavy artillery. Presented to the Historical, Memorial and Art Department by Chaplain W. R. Williams, Fifty-first Iowa Infantry.

Accessory information located in the Notes section.
Source Williams, Herman Porter
Received Date 01/01/1923
Collection Spanish-American War
Search Terms 51st Iowa Infantry
Spanish-American War
Philippino Insurgents