Piece of national flag volunteer from Mexico, in envelope
Overall: 3 x 3 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 8.3 cm )
handwritten: in ink on accompanying note: "No. 1. Piece of the National Flag, brot/ Home by the volunteers from Mexico./No. 2. The Regimental or State Flag.".
Fragment of silk United States flag, consisting of part of one white star hand-stitched to blue background.
This flag fragment was brought home by volunteers serving in the Mexican War.
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell, 1925
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