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Object Number: 
1926.74
Date: 
1861-1865
Medium: 
Wool, linen, bast cord
Dimensions: 
Overall: 48 x 64 in. ( 121.9 x 162.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on hoist: "5TH ARMY CORPS/ Art'y/ Brig/ HORSTMANN"
Description: 
Triangular red wool U.S. regimental flag of the 5th Army Corps Artillery Brigade with crossed white cannons and and a blue St. Andrews Cross imposed over them in the center of the field; linen hoist with a bast cord strung through.
Gallery Label: 
This regimental flag belonged to Lt. Fordham Morris (1842-1909) of the 5th Army Corps Artillery Brigade in the Civil War. Lt. Morris was the donor's father.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. R. Horace Gallatin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group