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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 175
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. 1940s Fowler-Richey conservation.
Stars: Twelve remaining (of original 13); white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 1/4 inches white wool, 1 1/2 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-45 W-44.5 inches
Owned Harry J. Mandy; Frank Leslie
Owner Regiment 3rd Virginia Cavalry
Event Battle of Guard Hill / Crooked Run
Provenance Flag of the 3rd Virginia Cavalry. Captured near Front Royal, Virginia, August 16, 1864 by Sgt. Harry J. Mandy, and Pvt. Frank Leslie, 4th New York Cavalry.

"Confederate Battle Flag captured Agust 16th 1864 near Front Royal, Birginia by Sergeant H.J.Murray, Co. B 4th New York Cav. and Private Frank Leslie Co. B same regiment from the 3rd Virginia Cavalry." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Mandy, Harry J.
Leslie, Frank
Search Terms Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864