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Object Name FLAGSTAFF
Catalog Number WD 297a
Description Material: Wooden.
Shape: round.
Markings/appearance: Four metal eye-hooks hold flag to staff.
Finial: none.
Ferrule: none.
Material wood
Dimensions L-108 inches
Owned George Floyd
Event Third Battle of Petersburg
Provenance Captured at the battle of Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865 by Pvt. George Floyd, 122nd Ohio Infantry.

"Rebel Flag captured by Private George Floyd Co. A. 122nd Ohio Vols. At the Battle of Petersburg Va. April 2nd 1865"(from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Floyd, George
Search Terms Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg