Pattern: N/A; flag fragment; cotton, wool.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Event||Evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865|
Bunting fragment of Rebel Flag captured by Federal forces in Richmond, VA, and which floated over Confederate Capitol.
"May 1st, 1865: This may certify the the [sic] accompanying bit of bunting is a fragment of the Rebel flag captured by our forces in this city, and which floated over the Confederate Capitol. (signed) A. B. Lawrence, Lt. Col & Chief Qr. Master Etc." Written on letterhead "Office Chief Quarter-Master, Army of the James. Prof. Horace Biggs, Buffalo NY"
Lawrence, A. B.
Evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865
Federal occupation of Richmond, Virginia, 1865-1870
items captured by Union soldiers
items taken by Union soldiers
Occupation of Richmond
United States Army
Virginia State Capitol