|Catalog Number||WD 017|
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.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (wool, cotton)|
|Dimensions||H-42 W-40 inches|
|Owner Regiment||13th Virginia Cavalry|
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)