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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 1906.002
Description Pattern: Polk battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Ten remaining; white, 5-pointed.
Border: None.
Attachment: Ties.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-29 W-52.5 inches
Owner Regiment 16th Tennessee Infantry (tentative)
Event Battle of Murfreesboro / Stones River
Provenance Flag of the 16th Tennessee Infantry (tentative). Believed recovered from the battlefield at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, December 1862 by Daniel W. Adams' Brigade, C. S. A. Found in Richmond, Virginia, in 1865. Turned in to the US War Department. Identification based on modern research.
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Battle of Murfreesboro / Stones River