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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 284
Description Pattern: Second National flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: Rope with 2 iron rings
Attachment: Ties. With flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton); rope; metal (iron)
Dimensions H-61 W-93 inches
Owned Joseph Stewart
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit
Event Battle of Five Forks
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit. Captured at the battle of Five Forks, April 1, 1865 by Pvt. Joseph Stewart, 1st Maryland Veteran Volunteer Infantry.

"Rebel Flag, captured by Private Joseph Stenard Co. G 1st Md. Vet. Vols. 2nd Brigade 2nd Division 5th A.C. April 1st 1865" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Stewart, Joseph
Search Terms Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg