|Catalog Number||WD 065|
Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. 1940s Fowler-Richey conservation.
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: "9th. Va. Inf'y" in white paint.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-40.5 W-43.5 inches|
|Owner Regiment||9th Virginia Infantry|
|Event||Battle of Gettysburg|
Flag of the 9th Virginia Infantry. Captured at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863 by Pvt. John Clopp of the 71st Pennsylvania Infantry.
"Confederate Battle Flag of the 9th Virginia Infantry captured on the 3rd day of July 1863 at the battle of Gettysburg Penn. By Private John E. Clopp Co. F, 71st Penn. Vols." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Battle of Gettysburg