|Catalog Number||WD 226|
Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia (or Army of Tennessee) battle flag; wool, silk.
Stars: Twelve gold painted, 5-pointed; no center star.
Border: White canvas 1 3/4" on 4 sides.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: White appliquéd, "BATON ROUGE.", "SHILOH.", "PORT HUDSON.", and "JACKSON."
|Material||textile (wool, silk)|
|Dimensions||H-46 W-55 inches|
|Owner Regiment||3rd Kentucky Mounted Infantry (tentative)|
|Event||Battle of Richland Creek|
Flag of the 3rd Kentucky Mounted Infantry (tentative). Captured at Richland Creek, Tennessee, December 16 or 17, 1864. Identification based on modern research.
"Confederate Battle Flag captured by the Cavalry Corps, Military Div. of the Mississippi at the Battle of Richland Creek Dec. 16th 1864" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)