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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 239
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Thirteen white polished cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 3/4 inches orange wool on 3 sides, 2 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: Stenciled in black ink on white linen: in upper quadrant, "Williamsburg"; in lower quadrant, "Seven Pines!".
Stitching: Hand-stitched.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-48 W-47.25 inches
Owned Francis C. Barlow
Owner Regiment 19th Mississippi Infantry (tentative)
Provenance Flag of the 19th Mississippi Infantry (tentative). Captured near Willis Church, Virginia, June 1862 by Col. Francis C. Barlow, 61st New York Infantry. Identification based on modern research.

"Rebel Battle Flag taken (near Willis?) in action June 30th 1862 by the 61st New York Volunteers, Col. Frank Barlow"
People Barlow, Francis C.