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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 017
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton. 1940s Fowler-Richey conservation.
Stars: 13 white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: white wool on 3 sides, white cnavas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-42 W-40 inches
Owned Judson Kilpatrick
Owner Regiment 13th Virginia Cavalry
Provenance Flag of the 13th Virginia Cavalry. Captured at Hanover, Pennsylvania, June 30, 1863 (during the Gettysburg campaign) by Gen. Judson Kilpatrick.

"Va. Confederate Battle Flag captured at Hanover, Pennsylvania July 1863, by Brig. General Kilpatrick forwarded Major General Sykes 5th Army Corps." (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Kilpatrick, Judson
Search Terms Gettysburg Campaign