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Object Name FLAGSTAFF
Catalog Number WD 436a
Description Material: wood.
Shape: rounded.
Markings/appearance: Varnish has worn in center toward top of staff and is scratched off in various places.
Finial: missing.
Ferrule: rounded brass, type #6; very loose and very rusted.
Material wood; metal (brass)
Dimensions L-102 Dia-1.5 inches
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit, Gen. William Mahone's Division
Event Appomattox Campaign
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit, Gen. William Mahone's Division. Believed captured during the Appomattox Campaign, April 1865.

"Mahone's Division, Longstreet's Corps" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Search Terms Appomattox Campaign