|Catalog Number||WD 068|
Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. Conserved.
Stars: 13 white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 3/4 inches white wool on 3 sides, 1 3/4 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets. With flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-48 W-49 inches|
|Owner Regiment||47th North Carolina Infantry (tentative)|
|Event||Battle of Gettysburg|
Flag of the 47th North Carolina Infantry (tentative). Captured at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863 by the 12th New Jersey Infantry. Identification based on modern research.
"Confederate Battle Flag" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)