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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 439
Description Pattern: N/A (Regimental Marker) flag; red wool field, two white cotton diagonal lines.
Stars: None.
Border: 1/2 inch white cotton on 4 sides.
Attachment: Eyelets. With flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-8.5 W-11 inches
Owned Frank Shubert
Event Third Battle of Petersburg
Provenance Regimental marker flag. Captured at the battle of Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865 by Sgt. Frank Shubert, 43rd New York Infantry.

"Marker, captured April 2nd 1865 near Petersburg, Va. By Sergt. Frank Schubert Co. C 43rd N.Y. Vols. 3rd Brig. 2nd Division 6th Corps." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Shubert , Frank
Search Terms Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg