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Object Name Flag
Other Name Reunion Flag/23rd O.V.I.
Object Number 1877.1.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description American flag; red and white stripes; 34 white stars on blue field; made from a burlap-type of material; hand-sewn using large stitches
Date 1877/09/14
Year Range from 1877
Dimensions W-52.244 L-80.551 inches
Material Cloth
Event O.V.I. Reunion
Provenance large American flag purchased for the reunion of the 23rd O.V.V.I. at Spiegel Grove, Fremont, Ohio on September 14, 1877; subsequently flown over the White House and the National Soldier's Home, the summer residence of President Hayes, over Arlington National Cemetery, the National Capitol and the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives while in session.
Search Terms Reunion
September 14, 1877
National Soldier's Home
Arlington National Cemetery
National Capitol
U.S. Senate
House of Representatives
American Flag
34 Stars
23rd O.V.I.
34 stars