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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.13.01767
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool and cotton. Battle honors; unit designation; and dates, "1863 1864," in white paint.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 7/8 inches white wool on 3 sides; 2 1/4 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: "LURTYS HORSE ARTIL LERY" in white paint
Battle Honors: "DROOP MOUNt", "LYNCHBURG", "FLOYD MOUNt", "CEDAR RUN" in white paint.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-47 W-48 Dia-3.375 inches
Owner Regiment "Lurty's Battrey" (Capt. Warren S. Lurty) Virginia Horse Artillery
Event Battle of Ninevah
Provenance Flag of "Lurty's Battery" (Capt. Warren Seymour Lurty), Virginia Horse Artillery. Captured at the battle of Ninevah, Virginia, November 12, 1864.
People Lurty, Warren Seymour
Search Terms Battle of Ninevah