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Catalog Number 00473
Object Name Flag
Description A. FLAG:
America, 45 stars and 13 stripes. Sent to the United States by Staff Sergeant Oren Else, deceased, Mapleton, Iowa. This flag was to be draped on th ecoffin of Sergt. Else. 5' x 9.5'

HISTORY:
The 45 star national flag of the United States was adobted on January 4, 1896, after Utah joined the Union. This flag would represent the antion for 11 years, and was replaced by the 46 star flag when Oklahoma gained statehood on November 11, 1907.
Source Else, John
Received Date 06/27/1945
Search Terms US National
United States of America