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Miniature flag

Object Number: 
INV.8671ww
Date: 
Ca. 1883
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 0.6 x 7 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on banner, top: "FOURTEENTH REGIMENT, 1862-1883." printed: across stripes: "BULL RUN. / BINN'S HILL. / SPOTTSYLVANIA C. H. / RAPPAHANNOCK STATION. / SULPHUR SPRINGS. / GAINESVILLE. / GROVETON. MANASSAS PLAINS. / CHANTILLY. SOUTH MOUNTAIN. ANT
Description: 
Miniature silk U.S. flag on metal flag pole; red and white stripes list various Civil War battlefield sites; on flag pole with banner next to round finial.
Gallery Label: 
This minature U.S. flag was among the items found in the footlocker of William H. Paine, who served as a surveyor with the Army engineers during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Isidore L. Rosenzweig, in Memory of Bessie and Isidore L. Rosenzweig, 1978
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group