Photograph dated 1910.
One hundred years ago, our flag had 46 stars, after Oklahoma became a state in 1908. New Mexico and finally Arizona would join the Union in 1912 and form the 48 stars representing the Continental United States of America.
"A Star For Every State" dates to the Act of 1818.
Hold for future use: Loomis, Edward D. / P.M. Clerk, U.S. Navy / 3-11-1845 to 2-21-1921.
BB18: Oak Grove Cemetery, Hwy. 16, LaCrosse, Wisconsin