Blue banner trimmed in faded red silk. Triangular notch cut out of far end. White silk letters trimmed in red and gray thread. OBVERSE: "MANN'S REGIMENT". REVERSE: "EXCELSIOR." Colonel Walter L. Mann of Galveston. Mann, with Captain James A. Ware, raised a company in Galveston at the beginning of the Civil War. Shortly afterward he was assigned to duty on the staff of General Hamilton Prioleau Bee and was subsequently elected Colonel of a regiment of Cavalry and stationed in and about Galveston for the defense of the coast until the close of the War.
H. 6.25 x L. 41.75 (H. 15.88 x L. 106.1 cm)
Place of Origin
Galveston (Galveston County, Tex.)
Gift to San Jacinto Museum of History from Frances Mann and Lida Mann Law.