Pattern: Army of Tennessee battle flag; wool, cotton. Crossed cannons in white applique. Conserved.
Stars: Eleven remaining (of original thirteen) white cotton 5-pointed.
Unit Designation: White applique. "13th / LA"
Battle Honors: White applique, "CHICKAM[AUGA.]", "SHILOH.", "PERRYVILLE.", "FARMINGTON.", and "MURFREESBO[RO.]"
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-36 W-44 inches|
|Owned||Francis Lightfoot Lee Campbell|
|Owner Regiment||13th Louisiana Infantry|
|Made||probably Augusta Depot, Augusta, Georgia, CSA|
Flag of the 13th Louisiana Infantry. Concealed by Col. Francis Lightfoot Lee Campbell to avoid capture in Alabama, May 1865 and brought home after the war.
Jacob Platt of Augusta was the contractor who supplied these Augusta Depot battle flags in early 1864 (based upon surviving requisitions and telegrams).
Campbell, Francis Lightfoot Lee
items hidden from Union soldiers