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FLAG -

Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool with polished cotton cross edging. Stars: Twelve white cotton, 5-pointed; no center star. Border: None. Attachment: Sleeve. Unit Designation: None. Battle honors: None.

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Canteen -

U.S. Model 1858 smooth side tin canteen, 3/8" wide remnants of leather sling; pewter spout, no stopper, no cover, "WLA [1]86[?] / M[?] scratched into spout

WALLET -

The wallet is black leather with double fold flaps and four accordion pockets. One pocket contains the paper portion of a cartridge. The wallet is associated with a souvenir lock of hair (0985.3.105).

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Souvenir -

The souvenir consists of a lock of red-blonde hair in a white paper envelope. The outside of the envelope contains the following inscription, "E. H. Hall died, Jan 1st 1863, Murfreesboro, Hair stained with blood." The lock of hair is associated with a leather wallet (0985.3.104).

BELT -

Brown leather belt with iron roller buckle and black leather bayonet frog converted to flagstaff holder. Faint remnants of painted stencil visible on front of belt, upside down: "55 B ..."

Belt, Flag -

This is a double loop leather sling for the butt end of a flag pole. It is attached to belt (see record 0985.3.107).

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FLAG -

Pattern: Army of Tennessee battle flag; cotton. Stars: Twelve white cotton, 5-pointed; no center star. Border: 2 1/2 inches white cotton. Attachment: Ties. Unit Designation: None. Battle Honors: None.

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FLAG -

Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. Stars: Eleven remaining (of original thirteen) white cotton, 5-pointed. Border: 1 3/4 inches white canvas on hoist edge; 1 3/4 inches white wool on 3 sides. Attachment: Eyelets. Unit Designation: None. Battle Honors: None.

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INSIGNIA -

The insignia consists of a gold thread wreath surrounding the number "10," applied to a piece of blue wool. Two sides have cotton hem stitches.

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Cockade -

The secession badge consists of a woven palmetto in the shape of a tree with braided strand wound around the trunk of the tree, applied to a blue silk backing.

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FLAG -

Pattern: N/A flag; blue field; silk. Obverse: Oil-painted central seal depicting palmetto tree; motto in gold embroidery, "Our Rights We Defend". Reverse: Bonnie Blue flag, single star; embroidered unit designation. Stars: One gold silk 5-pointed star (reverse); with one 3/4-inch 6-pointed star in center Border: 2 1/2 inches gold silk fringe on 3 sides. Attachment: Sleeve. Unit Designation: "Catawba Light Infantry" embroidered (reverse). Battle Honors: None.

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FLAG -

Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. Battle honors written in ink on each star. Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed. Battle honors written in ink on each star. Border: 2 3/4 inches white. Attachment: Eyelets. Unit Designation: None. Battle Honors: Stenciled on each star, "Lacy Springs", "Luray", "New Creek", "Fairfield Pa", "Newtown", "Berryville Va", "Milford", "Rapidan Station Sept 14/64", "Beverly", "Cedar Creek Oct 19, 1864", "Reams Station", "Culpeper C.H. Sept 13/63", "Brandy Statn Merton's Ford Oct 11th 63", "Spotsylvania May 5, 6, 7 & 8 1864", "Jone's West Va Raid", "Stuart's Penna Raid", "Port Royal May 23, 1862", "Harrison burg", "Brandy Station 1st

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FLAG -

Pattern: Virginia state flag, blue field; silk. Oil-painted central seal on both sides. Obverse: Thirty-three stars; presentation history inscription in gold paint. Reverse: Virginia state seal and motto, "SIC SEMPTER TYRANNIS". Signed by artist, "T. R. Jeffreys, 1860". Conserved. Stars: Thirty-three stars (obverse); 5-pointed, gold paint. Border: Gold metallic fringe on three sides. Attachment: Unit Designation: "LANCASTER GREYS" (obverse). Battle Honors: None.

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FLAG -

Pattern: Virginia state flag, blue field; silk. Oil-painted central seal on both sides. Obverse: Presentation history inscription; motto in gold paint, "Our Troop" and "God and Your Native Land." Reverse: Virginia state seal and motto, "SIC SEMPTER TYRANNIS". Seal signed by manufacturer, "George Ruskell, Richmond, Va." Conserved Stars: None. Border: Metallic gold fringe on three sides. Attachment: Ties. Unit Designation: None. Battle Honors: None.

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FLAG -

Pattern: Virginia State flag, blue field; cotton. Remnant of oil painted Virginia state seal and motto, "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS", on both sides. Stars: None. Border: White fringe on 3 sides. Attachment: N/A Unit Designation: None. Battle Honors: None.

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FLAG -

Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; silk, cotton. Stars: 12 5-pointed silk stars; no center star. Border: 2 1/4 inches white silk on 3 sides; 2 1/2 inches blue silk on top edge. Attachment: Ties. Unit Designation: "28th Virginia" stenciled in black ink (postwar). Battle Honors: None.

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Ambrotype - William Samuel Woods

Quarter-plate ambrotype of a man, seated in chair; facing camera, looking at camera, hair cut short, parted on side, full beard, shell jacket, buttoned, six buttons visible, belt around waist with large plate, trousers with stripe visible up right side, left arm bent at elbow, forearm up against chest with hand holding barrel of U.S. Model 1842 musket with fixed bayonet, near muzzle which shows nosecap configuration with a front sight, right arm slightly bent with hand down and wrapped around musket barrel near stock which is resting on the floor, chair rungs visible between legs; double elliptical gilt mat embossed with scroll and garland motif, preserver stamped with scroll pattern; emboss