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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 063
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: 13 white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: White wool on 3 sides, white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets. With flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-47 W-47 inches
Owned George H. Dore
Owner Regiment 38th North Carolina Infantry (tentative)
Event Battle of Gettysburg
Provenance Flag of the 38th North Carolina Infantry (tentative). Captured at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1863 by Sgt. George H. Dore, 126th New York Infantry. Identification based on modern research.

"Confederate Battle Flag captured at the Battle of Gettysburg Penn by George H. Dore Private Co. D. 126th New York Volunteers" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Dore, George H.
Search Terms Battle of Gettysburg