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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 330
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. Conserved.
Stars: Thirteen white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 1/2 inches combed fringe on 3 sides, 2 inches white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets. With flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-50 W-47.5 inches
Owned Walter Lewis Mundell
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit
Event Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit. Captured at the battle of Sayler's Creek, Virginia, April 6, 1865 by Cpl. Walter Lewis Mundell, 5th Michigan Infantry.

"Rebel Battle Flag captured at the battle of Sailor's Creek, April 6th 1865 by Corp'l Walter L. Mundell, 5th Mich. Vols." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Mundell, Walter Lewis
Search Terms Appomattox Campaign