Pattern: Possibly Postwar First National flag; wool, cotton. "CSS Virginia Hampton Roads March 8x9-1862" written on hoist edge in black ink.
Stars: Seven white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 1/2 inches white cotton.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-48 W-74 inches|
|Owned||Hardin Beverly Littlepage|
|Owner Regiment||CSS Virginia (possibly)|
Navy (Postwar?) flag. Said to be one of the flags of the CSS Virginia. It was in the effects of Hardin Beverly Littlepage, who served as a midshipman on the Virginia and who saved the ship's flags.
NOTE: Numerous construction details suggest this flag may be a postwar reproduction. (See file for more information.)
Littlepage, Hardin Beverly
Confederate States Navy (tentative)
Battle of Hampton Roads (tentative)