|Catalog Number||WD 452|
Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; variant (rectangular field); wool, cotton.
Stars: Twelve (no center star); white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 1/2 inches orange cotton on 3 sides, 1 7/8 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-39 W-47.75 inches|
|Owner Regiment||Unidentified Unit|
|Made||probably Mobile Depot, Mobile, Alabama, CSA|
|Event||Battle of Fort Blakely|
Flag of an unidentified unit. Captured at Fort Blakely, Alabama, April 9, 1865 by Pvt. John Whitmore, 119th Illinois Infantry.
"Rebel Flag captured at Blakely, Ala. April 9th 1865 by Private John Whitemore Co. F. 119th Ill. Vols." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)