Confederate reunion first national machine sewn flag with 7 stars, comprised of applied cotton on linen ground with three sewn grommets. No maker's marks. 26 3/4" H x 57" W. Late 19th century. Provenance: Private Ringgold, Georgia collection; among items purchased in the 1960's from the old location of the A. P. Stewart Chapter of the UDC (United Daughters of the Confederacy), formerly the Nathan Bedford Forrest UCV (United Confederate Veterans) home, St. Elmo, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Stains, largest 6 3/4" x 1", surface of flag. Holes, tears, largest 2" x 1/2", surface of flag. Top grommet torn.
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