Overall: 32 3/8 x 33 1/8 in. ( 82.2 x 84.1 cm )
Cotton copper-engraved banner from the Battle of Coamo, Puerto Rico of the Spanish-American War; red and ochre stripe with crowned bugle printed in black ink in the center.
Gift of the Association of Ex-Members of Squadron A, through Mr. Abel I. Smith
printed: center: "BATALLONE CAZA...RES/ DE/ ALFONSO XIII No_30." painted: underside: "B.H.L."
This banner was picked up from an open field during the Battle of Coamo, Puerto Rico, during the Spanish American War. It is believed to be a regimental handkerchief issued to all Spanish soldiers.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.