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[269] and executed by the Misses Spearing, of New Orleans, and presented to the command forty-five years ago on its departure to the Mexican war. The silk Confederate flag, carried by the command in service, was made and presented by Miss Constance Carey (Mrs. General Pegram). An embroidered silk Virginia State flag, presented by Governor Cameron some years since to the battalion upon his return to Richmond after a visit to the New Orleans Exposition. The battalion national colors of silk presented by a committee of prominent ladies of New Orleans. Two artillery guidons embroidered with the tiger head, emblem of the command, the handiwork of the same ladies who made the Mexican-war flag, mentioned above, who in the meantime had become grandmothers.

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