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"Old Glory's" First Engagement, August 3, 1777, Fort Stanwix, New York

Object Number: 
1955.283
Medium: 
Graphite and gray wash on beige paper
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "HA Ogden"; inscribed along lower edge: " 'Old Glory's' first Engagement / Col. Gansewood raises the first flag -- (made in the fort) on a Bastion of Fort Stanwix (Rome N.Y) / at the beginning of its Seige by St. Leger - Aug 3d 1777."
Description: 
History
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Robert J. Gallione Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group