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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 241
Description Pattern: Second National flag; wool, silk; no edging on cross.
Stars: Thirteen white silk, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 1/2 inch blue wool finge on top and bottom, 1 1/2 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Sleeve. On flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, silk)
Dimensions H-55 W-87 inches
Owned Newton H. Hall
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit, Gen. Alexander P. Stewart's Corps (tentative)
Event Battle of Franklin
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit, Gen. Alexander P. Stewart's Corps (tentative). Captured at the battle of Franklin, Tennessee, November 1864 by Cpl. Newton H. Hall, 104th Ohio Infantry. Identification based on modern research.

"Confederate Colors captured by Corporal Nemilon H. Hall Co. I 10th O.V.I. 1st Brigade 3rd Division 23rd Army Corps" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Hall, Newton H.
Search Terms Battle of Franklin
Franklin-Nashville Campaign