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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 240
Description Pattern: Second National flag; wool, silk; no edging on cross.
Stars: Thirteen white silk, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 1/2 inches red silk fringe on 3 sides, 1/8 inch red silk tape attached to fringe on reverse.
Attachment: Ties.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, silk)
Dimensions H-51 W-77 inches
Owned Newton H. Hall
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit, possibly Mississippi Unit, Gen. Alexander P. Stewart's Corps (tentative)
Event Battle of Franklin
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit, Gen. Alexander P. Stewart's Corps, possibly Mississippi Unit (tentative). Captured at the battle of Franklin, Tennessee, November 1864 by Cpl. Newton H. Hall, 104th Ohio Infantry. Identification based on modern research.

"Confederate Colors captured by Corporal Nemilon H. Hall Co. I 10th O.V.I. 1st Brigade 3rd Division 23rd Army Corps" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Hall, Newton H.
Search Terms Battle of Franklin
Franklin-Nashville Campaign