Confederate Flag

Small Confederate flag presented to a large cannon called "Widow Blakely.” Flag bears 11 stars on field, should be 13 but 2 have been torn out leaving a hole in the blue field. A letter accompanied the small Confederate flag. The letter was written by D. R. McCutchen to his wife telling her to keep the flag for him until he returns from the war.

Description (physical):

Cloth. L 20.0 W 39.3 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0007
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

American Red Cross Flag

This is a late-19th early-20th century American Red Cross headquarters flag. The logo depicts the red Greek cross on a white background, with double stiched seams for reinforcement.

Description (physical):

Material: Linen, Cotton, Wool Bunting. H: 180cm, W: 121cm.

Location:
5801 Oxford Road Glen Echo,Maryland 20812
Identifier:
CLBA 527
Institution:
National Park Service