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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.02.00101
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Thirteen white, 5-pointed.
Border: White on 4 sides; sleeve on hoist edge.
Attachment: Sleeve.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Dimensions H-29.25 W-33 inches
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit; possibly Kilcrease Light Artillery, Florida (tentative)
Made probably Charleston Depot, Charleston, South Carolina, CSA
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit; possibly Kilcrease Light Artillery, Florida (tentative), or a cavalry unit (based upon size). Found on grave of Captain Patrick Houstoun, Tallahassee, FL, 1901. Possible identification based upon modern research.]

Patrick Houstoun commanded the Kilcrease Light Artillery. See photo from 1901 showing this flag on his grave at his funeral.

Probably Charleston Depot, 1st issued April 1863 for Dept. of SC, GA, & FL
People Houstoun, Patrick
Subjects Burials