Flag fragment from the warship "Arkansas"
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 9.2 x 5.7 cm )
ink inscription: on envelope accompanying fragment: "Piece of the flag of/the Rebel ram Arkansas/captured by Admiral/Farragut in the war/of the Rebellion/No. 10" pencil inscription: on envelope accompanying fragment: "Presented by/John Neafild (?)/May 12
Rectangular fragment of white wool from flag flown by the Confederate ship "Arkansas," captured by Admiral David Farragut during the Civil War.
Gift of John Neafild, 1922
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