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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 329
Description Pattern: Second National flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 1/2 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Sleeve. With flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-46.5 W-60 inches
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit
Event Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit. Believed captured at the battle of Sayler's Creek, Virginia, April 6, 1865.

"Confederate Flag" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Search Terms Appomattox Campaign