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Flag

Object Number: 
2043
Date: 
1896-1907
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 55 3/4 x 70 in. ( 141.6 x 177.8 cm )
Marks: 
painted: below the eagle: "39TH.. REGIMENT INF. U.S. VOL'S" painted: banner in the eagles mouth: "E PLURIBUS UNUM"
Description: 
Blue silk U.S. regimental flag of the 39th Regiment U.S. Infantry Volunteers with an eagle painted in the center with arrows and a laurel branch in its talons, and a red banner in its beak inscribed, "E PLURIBUS UNUM;" eagle below a rising sun and thirteen gold stars; red and gold banner painted below the eagle inscribed, "39TH.. REGIMENT INF. U.S. VOL'S;" gold fringe around the edges.
Gallery Label: 
This flag may have been used during the Spanish American War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lieutenant General Robert Lee Bullard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group