Pattern: First National flag; silk, cotton, silk fringe, paper.
Stars: Ten remaining (of original eleven) gold painted on paper, 5-pointed.
Border: 5 inches gold silk fringe on 3 sides.
Unit Designation: Gold paint on paper, "6TH REGIMENT KENTUCKY VOL."
Battle Honors: Remnants of battle honors in silver paint on paper, "SHILOH.", "VICKSBURG." and "BATON ROUGE."
|Material||textile (silk, cotton); paper|
|Dimensions||H-49 W-65 inches|
|Owner Regiment||6th Kentucky Infantry|
|Made||unidentified women of Huntsville, Alabama, CSA (tentative)|
|Event||Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing|
|Provenance||Flag of the 6th Kentucky Infantry. Presented to the unit by the Ladies of Huntsville, Alabama, February 1862. Possibly made by them as well. Believed carried from the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, April 1862 until December 1862.|
unidentified women of Huntsville, Alabama
Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing