|Catalog Number||WD 199|
Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Thirteen white polished cotton 5-point stars.
Border: 1 1/2 inches white wool on 3 sides, 1 1/2 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets. On flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-50 W-50 inches|
|Owned||O. S. Muldun; William Smith; Thomas Kelly|
|Owner Regiment||Gen. Howell Cobb's Georgia Legion, Infantry battalion (tentative)|
|Event||Battle of Guard Hill / Crooked Run|
Flag of Gen. Howell Cobb's Georgia Legion, Infantry battalion (tentative). Captured at Front Royal, Virginia, August 16, 1864 by Pvt. O. S. Muldun, Pvt William Smith, and Pvt. Thomas Kelly, 6th New York Cavalry. Identification based on modern research.
"Confederate Battle Flag, captured by Private O.S. Muldurn, Co. I William Smith Co. D and Kelly Co. H 6th New York Cavalry, near Front Royal, Virginia, August 16th 1864" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Muldun, O. S.
Battle of Guard Hill / Crooked Run
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864