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Custom display with fabric swatch from. Undecorated white canvas flag, marked on the sleeve La Fayette 1863 [summer cover]. It was commissioned in 1863 as part of the Mississippi River Squadron to control western waterways, Vicksburg and the Gulf. It took 17 direct hits and survived.
She continued to attack Confederate forts during the Red River operation. The summer heat restricted gun crew operations leading to the development of the sun cover in 1863 to cool the gun crews - this was a novel development to optimize gun operations. The present fabric swatch measures approximately 1 x 1 inch and has been affixed to an 8 x 10 inch custom print.
Provenance: From the archive of the Flag Heritage Foundation, Lexington, MA. Accompanied by a facsimile copy of original inventory form from the Flag Heritage Foundation. More About Us And Our Commitment To You. Has been a leader in the autograph field since the mid 1990s.From the beginning, the idea was simple: sell top-quality, 100% authentic autographs and fine collectibles. Today, nearly twenty years after the founding of JG Autographs, we continue our commitment to provide you with the finest authentic Autographs, Art & Antiquities.
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We are registered dealer #147 in good standing with the UACC. Lafayette Civil War Era Swatch From Original Summer Cover Flag, 1863" is in sale since Friday, January 24, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Other Historical Memorabilia". The seller is "jgautographs" and is located in Boston, MA, United States. This item can be shipped worldwide.