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"Old Glory's" First Engagement, August 3, 1777, Fort Stanwix, New York

"Old Glory's" First Engagement, August 3, 1777, Fort Stanwix, New York
Title
"Old Glory's" First Engagement, August 3, 1777, Fort Stanwix, New York
Medium 
Graphite and gray wash on beige paper
Description 
History
Credit Line 
Purchase, Robert J. Gallione Wilbur Fund
Object Number 
1955.283
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "HA Ogden"; inscribed along lower edge: " 'Old Glory's' first Engagement / Col. Gansewood raises the first flag -- (made in the fort) on a Bastion of Fort Stanwix (Rome N.Y) / at the beginning of its Seige by St. Leger - Aug 3d 1777."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group