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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 122
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. 1940s Fowler-Richey conservation.
Stars: 13 white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 3/4 inches white wool on 3 sides, 2 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: "25 VA." stenciled in yellow paint.
Battle Honors: Stenciled in black paint, "RICH MOUNTAIN.", "GREENBRIER RIVER.", "ALLEGHANY MOUNTAIN.", "McDOWELL.", "CEDAR RUN.", "MANASSAS No 2.", "CHANTILLY.", "SHARPSBURG.", "FREDERICKSBURG.", "GETTYSBURG.", "CROSS KEYS.", "PORT REPUBLIC.", "COLD HARBOR.", and "MALVERN HILL."
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-43 W-47 inches
Owner Regiment 25th Virginia Infantry
Event Battle of the Wilderness
Provenance Flag of the 25th Virginia Infantry. Captured at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 1864 by the 5th Wisconsin Infantry.

"Rebel Battle Flag 25th Va. Vols." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Search Terms Overland Campaign