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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.04.00098
Description Pattern: Kentucky Orphan Brigade battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed; forming a Latin Cross.
Border: None.
Attachment: Sleeve.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-65 W-60 inches
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit, Kentucky Orphan Brigade
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit, Kentucky Orphan Brigade. Believed carried by unit between spring 1862 and fall 1864. According to the donor, this flag was carried in the following battles: Corinth, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge, Hartsville, Murfreesboro, Jackson, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Rocky Face Ridge, Resaca, Dallas, New Hope Church, Peachtree Creek, Jonesboro and Savannah.