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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 491
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 2 1/2-inch red sleeve on hoist edge.
Attachment: Sleeve.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-34 W-34 inches
Owned Adam White
Owner Regiment Unidentified Artillery Unit
Event Battle of Hatcher's Run
Provenance Flag of an unidentified artillery unit. Captured at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, April 2, 1865 by Cpl. Adam White, 11th West Virginia Infantry.

"Rebel Flag captured from the Rebels at Hatcher's Run, Va. April 2nd 1865 by Serg't Adam White Co. G. 11th West Va. Vols" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People White, Adam