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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 433
Description Pattern:Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Eight remaining (of original 13); white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 3/4 inches white wool on 3 sides, 1 3/4 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets. With flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: In white paint; "MALVERN HILL", "NEW BERNE", "[MANNAS]SAS", "FRAZIERS FARM", "(HARPERS FERRY)", "([MA]NNASSAS JUNCT[I]ON)", "(SHEP[HERDSTOWN])", "(MECHANICSVILLE)", "CEDAR RUN", "HANOVER (SHARPSBURG)", "O[X HILL]", and "COLD HARBOR".
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-48.5 W-41 inches
Owner Regiment 33rd North Carolina Infantry (tentative)
Event Appomattox Campaign
Provenance Flag of the 33rd North Carolina Infantry (tentative). Believed captured during the Appomattox Campaign, April 1865. Identification based on modern research.

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