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A cotton and wool Confederate States of America flag, it's history has been lost. The phrase, "Emblem of the Lost Cause," was added after the war. The flag is based on the Confederate First National pattern. The flag was received by the Historical Society from Alfred J. Diehl, a color sergeant in the 86th Illinois Infantry.
Date: between 1861 and 1863
Item Number: 211773
KSHS Identifier: 1909.18.4
Collections - Museum
Date - 1861-1869
Military - Equipment - Flag
Military - Wars - Civil War
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Ceremonial Artifact - Flag
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts