|Catalog Number||WD 439|
Pattern: N/A (Regimental Marker) flag; red wool field, two white cotton diagonal lines.
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|
|Event||Third Battle of Petersburg|
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)
Shubert , Frank
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg