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Port Hudson Relics

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Historic Campaign Streamer from the 1st Infantry Regiment US Army. The 1st Regiment was a consolidation of the 7th and 44th Regiments which fought at the Battle of New Orleans and the 2nd and 3rd Regiments. the consolidation took place on June 15, 1815. Campaign streamers were authorized in 1918, when Gen. Pershing was authorized to issue streamers to the US Expeditionary Force. Six streamers were issued for the War of 1812. One of the six was the New Orleans 1814-1815. The streamer is scarlet to symbolize our former mother country, the two white stripes symbolize the 2 successful defenses of our homeland against the same enemy. The words New Orleans and date are embroidered in yellow. there are only 2 minor breaks in the ribbon at two of the creases, otherwise this item is in excellent condition. (kb5073) $275