|Catalog Number||WD 036|
Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. Formerly had 1940s Fowler-Richey conservation. Conserved.
Stars: 13 white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 3/4 inches white wool on 3 sides, 2 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Unit Designation: "7th Va. In[f]y" in white paint.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-49 W-45 inches|
|Owner Regiment||7th Virginia Infantry|
|Event||Battle of Gettysburg|
Flag of the 7th Virginia Infantry. Captured at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863 by the 82nd New York Infantry.
"Confederate Battle Flag of the 1st Virginia Infantry, captured by the 82nd New York Volunteers at Gettysburg" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Battle of Gettysburg