Made in Harrisburg, Illinois, Saline County
Collection of the Illinois State Museum
The exhibit Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois, now at the Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery, includes this 20th-century commemorative quilt, made about a century ago.
See more about the exhibit here:
The stripes are embroidered with veteran's names.
Detail of a photo of an 1882 reunion of Illinois veterans,
about 20 years after the War.
Read more about the flag quilt at the Museum website:
And in the local newspaper The Daily Register:
Color-bearers of the 71st Illinois, 1862, with their canine mascot