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Banners: Bull Run, July 1861

Banners: Bull Run, July 1861
Title
Banners: Bull Run, July 1861
Date 
1865-1875
Medium 
Cotton chintz
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 22 in. ( 31.1 x 55.9 cm )
Description 
Orange cotton chintz banner with white painted scrolls in the left top and right bottom corners; inscribed, "BULL RUN/ JULY 21, 1861." at a diagonal in white letters across the banner; red white and blue fringe on the fly end; red, white and blue ribbon ties at both ends of the hoist.
Credit Line 
Gift of the New York Caledonian Club
Object Number 
1939.561
Marks 
painted: center: "BULL RUN/ JULY 21, 1861."
Gallery Label 
This banner is part of a set of Civil War banners memorializing twenty-two battles of the Civil War. They were given to the 79th Regiment, Scottish Highlanders, New York State Volunteers, by the United States War Department.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group