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.

Cloth. L 20.0 W 39.3 cm
Vicksburg National Military Park , VICK 769