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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 346
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: 4 remaining (of original 13); white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 1 1/2 inches wool on 3 sides, 1 3/4 inches wool on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets. With flagstaff (a).
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-51 W-49.5 inches
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit, Gen. Charles W. Field's Division
Event Appomattox Campaign
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit, Gen. Charles W. Field's Division. Believed captured during the Appomattox Campaign, April 2-9, 1865.

"Battle Flag belonging to Fields Division Longstreet's Corps." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
Search Terms Appomattox Campaign
Subjects Souvenirs