|Catalog Number||WD 045|
Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. 1940s Fowler-Richey conservation..
Stars: 13 white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 3/4 inches white wool on 3 sides, 1 3/4 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Unit Designation: "38th / VA" stenciled in black ink on red cotton cloth.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-45 W-46.5 inches|
|Owner Regiment||38th Virginia Infantry|
|Event||Battle of Gettysburg|
Flag of the 38th Virginia Infantry. Captured at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863 by Sgt. Daniel Miller, 8th Ohio Infantry.
"Confederate Battle Flag of 38th Virginia Regiment captured at the Battle of Gettysburg Penn. July 3rd 1863 by Company G 8th Ohio Volunteers, 1st Brigade 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Battle of Gettysburg