Pattern: Second National flag; wool, cotton. Postwar inscription in black ink.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 1/2 inches white canvas or cotton ticking on hoist edge.
Unit Designation: Postwar inscription, "GEN. J. E. B. STUART'S FLAG"
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-46 W-74 inches|
|Owned||James Ewell Brown Stuart [J. E. B. Stuart]|
|Provenance||Headquarters flag of James Ewell Brown "J. E. B." Stuart. Used as Gen. Stuart's Headquarters flag from October 1863 until he was mortally wounded, May 1864. It was never carried into battle, but always flew over his tent. Whenever Stuart encamped, he ordered a tall sapling brought, to which it was attached.|
Stuart, James Ewell Brown (J. E. B.) (Jeb)