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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 379
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: 12 remaining (of original 13); white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 3/4 inches white on 3 sides, 1 3/4 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-46 W-50 inches
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit, Gen. John B. Gordon's Division
Event Appomattox Campaign
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit, Gen. John B. Gordon's Division. Believed captured during the Appomattox Campaign, April 1865.

"Battle Flag taken from Gordon's Division" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Search Terms Appomattox Campaign