Pattern: First National flag; cotton. Red letter "C." on center bar.
Stars: Eleven white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1/2-inch white cotton sleeve.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Dimensions||H-40.5 W-114 inches|
|Owner Regiment||1st North Carolina Infantry, Co. A, "Albemarle Guards"|
|Event||Battle of Beaver Dam Creek / Mechanicsville / Ellerson's Mill|
|Provenance||Flag of the 1st North Carolina Infantry, Co. A, "Albemarle Guards". It was presented to the company by the ladies of Edenton, North Carolina, on December 15, 1860. Capt. Tristrim L. Skinner was the company captain at the time. The flag was carried by the unit under Capt. Skinner, who died at Ellerson's Mill (Mechanicsville / Beaver Dam Creek), Virginia, June 1862.|
unidentified women of Edenton, North Carolina
Skinner, Tristrim L.
Seven Days Battles
Battle of Beaver Dam Creek / Mechanicsville / Ellerson's Mill