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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.00.00008
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool with polished cotton cross edging.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: White canvas wool on 3 sides, white cotton canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-46.5 W-46 inches
Owned James R. Morrison
Owner Regiment "Sturdivant's Battery" or 26th Virginia Infantry (tentative)
Event Battle of Petersburg
Provenance Battle flag of "Sturdivant's Battery" or 26th Virginia Infantry (tentative). Captured at Battery No. Five, Petersburg, Virginia, June 1864 by Sgt. James R. Morrison, 13th New Hampshire Infantry. Identification based on modern research.
People Morrison, James R.