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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 516
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: Orange wool border 1 1/2 inches on 3 sides. White canvas border 1 3/4 inches on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: Stenciled in black ink on white linen strip, "Seven Pines!"
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-45 W-46 inches
Owned Charles Shambaugh
Owner Regiment 11th Alabama Infantry (tentative)
Event Battle of Glendale / Frayser's Farm
Provenance Flag of the 11th Alabama Infantry (tentative). Captured at the battle of Charles City Crossroads, Virginia, June 30, 1862 by Charles Shambaugh, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves. Identification based on modern research.

"Captured by Corp'l Charles Shambaugh Co. B. 11th Penn Reserves at the Battle of Charles City Cross Roads June 30th 1862." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Shambaugh, Charles
Search Terms Battle of Glendale / Frayser's Farm / Frazier's Farm / Charles City Crossroads / Nelson's Farm / New Market Road / Riddell's Shop
Peninsula Campaign
Seven Days Battles