|Catalog Number||WD 498|
Pattern: Headquarters, Chief Engineer, A. N. V. flag; red field, white appliqué inscription, "Chief Engineer. / A. N. V."; wool, cotton. 1940s Fowler-Richey conservation.
Attachment: None remaining.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Stitching: Most letters believed machine-sewn; periods are hand-sewn.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-44 W-68 inches|
|Owned||William J. Brewer|
|Owner Regiment||Chief Engineers, Army of Northern Virginia|
Headquarters flag of the Chief Engineer, Army of Northern Virginia. Captured April 4, 1865 by Pvt. William J. Brewer, 2nd New York Cavalry.
"Chief Engineer's Flag Army of Northern Virginia captured April 4th 1865 by William J. Brewer Gen'l Sheridan's Hdqr Scout. Residence, Orange Co. N.Y. (Co. C 2nd N.Y. Cavalry)" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Brewer, William J.
Confederate States Engineers