Remnants of flags from Ft. Sumter

Item Description

“A piece of the United States flag used by Major Anderson salvaged at the surrender of Fort Sumter (the red). Also a piece of the Palmetto flag which waved over Ft. Moultrie during the Battle of Fort Sumter and the first State flag ever hoisted there (blue)!”

From the Clara Victoria Dargan Maclean Papers, 1849-1920.