Pattern: First National flag; silk, cotton.
Stars: Eight remaining (of original 11); white cotton, 5-pointed.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (silk, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-38.25 W-70 inches|
|Event||Battle of Cedar Mountain / Slaughter Mountain / Cedar Run|
Flag of an unidentified unit; possibly a Virginia regiment. Captured at the battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 1862.
"Flag used at the Battle of Cedar Mountain where it was riddled with bullets and stained with blood."
items pierced by bullets