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Banners: Fredricksburg, December 1862

Banners: Fredricksburg, December 1862
Banners: Fredricksburg, December 1862
Cotton chintz
Overall: 12 1/4 x 22 in. ( 31.1 x 55.9 cm )
Blue cotton chintz banner with white painted scrolls in the left top and right bottom corners; inscribed, "FREDRICKSBURG/ DECEMBER 13 AND 14, 1862." 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 
painted: center: "FREDRICKSBURG/ DECEMBER 13 AND 14, 1862."
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