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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 282
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: Eight remaining (of original 13); white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 2 inches white wool on two sides; white canvas on hoist edge.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-48.5 W-31 inches
Owned Adelbert Everson
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit
Event Battle of Five Forks
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit. Captured at the battle of Five Forks, Virginia, April 1, 1865 by Pvt. Adelbert Everson, 185th New York Infantry.

"Rebel Flag, captured by Private Adelbert Everson Co. G. 1st Md. Vet. Vols. 2nd Brigade 2nd Division 5ht A.C. April 1st 1865" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)
People Everson, Adelbert
Search Terms Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg