Pattern: N/A, flag fragment; heavy white cotton, ink.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Dimensions||W-4.75 L-9.25 inches|
|Event||evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865|
Piece of the flag that floated over Jackson Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, at the time of surrender.
The flag pattern could have been a Second National, or even a Third National; or, given the imminent threat of violence when Union troops entered the city, it could also have raised a white flag to show complete submission to avoid any problems with patients vs. Federals.
evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865
Medical equipment & supplies