Artifact Detail

Fragment, Flag
Under Consideration To Be Deaccessioned


Artifact #: I2018.002.036.002
Dimensions: W 2.25 X L 3.5
Weight: .03 g
Medium: Textile
Condition: Fair; has a nail afixing it to paper, freyed
Condition Report Year: 2018
Description: Red square piece of a flag from USS Cumberland; Piece of Fort Sumpter flag cut off in Fort Sumpter by Emanuel Richardson Davison, only brother of E. F. Bishop. Mrs. Bishop's brother-in-law, Capt. A. T. Fletcher, brought Major R. Anderson from Fort Sumpter in his steamer Baltis (?).
Inscription/Marks: No information available
Date/Period: 1861
Provenance: Fort Sumter
Maker/Artist: No information available
Maker/Artist Dates: 1861
Maker Birthplace: No information available
Maker Nationality: American
Source: Emanuel Richardson Davison; El