|Catalog Number||WD 037|
Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. 1940s Fowler-Richey conservation.
Stars: 13 white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 2 1/8 inches white wool on 3 sides, 1 7/8 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Unit Designation: "1st. Va. Infy" in white paint.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-45 W-45 inches|
|Owner Regiment||1st Virginia Infantry|
|Event||Battle of Gettysburg|
Flag of the 1st Virginia Infantry. Captured at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1863 by the 82nd New York Infantry.
"Confederate Battle Flag of the 1st Virginia Infantry, captured by the 82nd New York Volunteers at Gettysburg" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Battle of Gettysburg