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The round patch is a commemorative item recognizing the bicentennial anniversary of the Civil War. It features hues of yellow, white, silver, red, and blue. At the patch's center, an embroidered image of intersecting Union and Confederate flags is depicted. An Union military hat and a war drum are also pictured.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Earliest

January 1961

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1961-1965

Measurement

3 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

embroidery

Inscription

recto: THE CIVIL WAR CENTENNIAL / 1961-1965

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

embroidery (visual work)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

3647

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

The Civil War Centennial Patch

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