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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 1979.017.00001
Date post-1865
Description Pattern: Postwar Third National flag; wool, cotton, canvas. "40" stenciled in blue and "Pickett Camp CV/1888" written in brown ink on reverse of hoist edge.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, center star is larger than other 12; 5-pointed.
Border: 2 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-68 W-98 inches
Provenance Postwar flag, used by Pickett's Confederate Veteran Camp in 1888. Later used to drape the casket of General Dabney Herndon Maury in 1900.
People Maury, Dabney Herndon
Search Terms U.C.V.
United Confederate Veterans
Subjects Funeral rites & ceremonies