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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 004
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. 1940s Fowler-Richey conservation.
Stars: 12 remaining (of original 13), remnant of 1 additional star; white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 2 inches orange wool on 3 sides, rounded corners on fly end, 2 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-48 W-46.5 inches
Owner Regiment 10th Virginia Infantry
Event Battle of Chancellorsville
Provenance Flag of the 10th Virginia Infantry. Captured at the battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863 by the 68th Pennsylvania Infantry.

"Confederate Battle Flag of 10th Virginia Volunteers captured at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3rd 1863 by 68th Pennsylvania Volunteers" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)