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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 244
Description Pattern: Hardee battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: None.
Border: 2 inches white cotton on 3 sides.
Attachment: On flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Stitching: disc is hand-stitched, rest of flag is machine-stitched.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-29.502 W-37.5 inches
Owned John Ricksecker
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit
Made Fall, 1864 Hardee/Cleburne issue
Event Battle of Franklin
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit. Captured at the battle of Franklin, Tennessee, November 1864 by Pvt. John Ricksecker, 104th Ohio Infantry.

"Confed. sig. Flag. Captured by Private J. H. Ricksecer Co. D. 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry 1st Brigade. 3rd Division 23rd A.C." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Ricksecker, John
Search Terms Battle of Franklin
Franklin-Nashville Campaign