|Catalog Number||WD 295|
Pattern: Second National flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: Canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Sleeve. With flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-45 W-64.5 inches|
|Owner Regiment||Unidentified Unit|
|Event||Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek|
Flag of an unidentified unit. Captured at the battle of Sayler's Creek, Virginia, April 6, 1865 by Lt. Rudolph Riddell, 61st New York Infantry.
"Rebel Flag captured by Lieut. Randolph Biddell Co. I 61st New York Volunteers April 6th 1865" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)