Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia flag; silk. Variant: rectangular field, no edging on cross. Double-sided.
Stars: Thirteen white silk, 5-pointed.
Border: 2 1/2 inches gold metallic fringe on 3 sides.
Attachment: Tacked/nailed across top. Narrow sleeve on hoist edge may have served as original method of hoist.
Unit Designation: "Guibor's Battery" in gold paint on white crescent moon near upper edge, on both sides.
Battle Honors: In gold paint, on both sides, "Carthage", "Dry Wood", "Elk Horn", "Oak Hill", "Lexington", "Corinth".
|Dimensions||H-48 W-59 inches|
|Owner Regiment||"Guibor's Battery" (Capt. Henry Guibor) Missouri Light Artillery|
|Made||unidentified women of St. Louis, Missouri|
|Event||Siege of Vicksburg|
|Provenance||Flag of "Guibor's Battery" (Capt. Henry Guibor) Missouri Light Artillery. Made by the Ladies of St. Louis, Missouri, 1862. Presented to the unit in January 1863 and carried until the surrender of Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 1863.|
unidentified women of St. Louis, Missouri
Siege of Vicksburg