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This flag belonged to Eighth Kansas Volunteer Regiment, which was recruited in 1862 and mustered out in 1866. The Eighth Kansas went farther east than any other Kansas unit, fighting in the battles of Chickmauga and Chattanooga, and taking part in the Atlanta campaign.
Date: between 1862 and 1866
Item Number: 211770
KSHS Identifier: 1905.17.30
Collections - Museum
Date - 1861-1869
Military - Equipment - Flag
Military - Wars - Civil War
Military - Wars - Civil War - Kansas Units - US Volunteers - 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Ceremonial Artifact - Flag
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts