|Catalog Number||WD 125|
Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: 13 white polished cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: White on 3 sides, white canvas on hoist edge.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-43 W-45.5 inches|
|Owned||Benjamin Y. Draper|
|Owner Regiment||Unidentified Unit|
|Event||Battle of the Wilderness|
Flag of an unidentified unit. Captured at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 12, 1864 by Lt. Benjamin Y. Draper, 1st Delaware Infantry.
"Rebel Battle Flag captured at the Battle fot he Wilderness, May 12th 1864 by the 1st Delaware Volunteers, Carroll's Brigade, Gibon's Division, 2nd Army Corps." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Draper, Benjamin Y.