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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.09.00212
Date 1897
Description Pattern: Postwar Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Thirteen 5-pointed; center star is gold, all others are white.
Border: None.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-34.4 W-33.25 inches
Owner Regiment Postwar North Carolina (portion is wartime 46th North Carolina Volunteers)
Made wife and daughters of Gen. J. R. Cooke
Event Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Provenance Postwar flag of North Carolina (portion is wartime 46th North Carolina Volunteers). Made and presented by the wife and daughters of General J. R. Cooke for the Confederate Reunion at Nashville, Tennessee in June 1897. The center star was cut from the original flag of the 46th North Carolina Volunteers, Cooke's Brigade, by Captain R. A. Bost at the surrender at Appomattox C. H., April 1865.
People Cooke, John Rogers, Mrs.
Cooke, John Rogers
Bost, R. A.
Search Terms Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Subjects reunions
veterans
Souvenirs
women
civilians
surrenders