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Object Name: Flag and photograph
Date: 1861-1865
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Medium: Silk, paper, paperboard
Dimensions: Overall: 20 x 35 x 1 in. ( 50.8 x 88.9 x 2.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
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Description: Sewn silk U.S. campaign flag with thirty-six white embroidered stars in the canton; stenciled inscription in the stripes; photograph of Col. Matthais Ewen to the left of the flag under a paperboard mat; framed.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Donald D. Morgan
Object Number: 1963.164
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Marks: stenciled: on stripes: "PERMANENT/ PARTY,/ HART ISLAND,/ N. Y. H."

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Col. Mattias Ewen belonged to the 56th Regiment of the New York Volunteers during the Civil War.