TACWM logo

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.13.00424
Date 1861
Description Pattern: First National flag; silk, cotton.
Stars: Eight remaining (of original 11); white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: None.
Attachment: Ties.
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
Provenance 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."
Search Terms items pierced by bullets