|Catalog Number||WD 063|
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|
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)
Dore, George H.
Battle of Gettysburg