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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number WD 154
Description Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; wool, cotton.
Stars: 13 white cotton, 5-pointed.
Border: 2 1/4 inches white wool on 4 sides.
Attachment: 2 inches red wool sleeve on hoist edge.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
Stitching: hand-stitched.
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Dimensions H-48 W-48 inches
Owner Regiment Unidentified Unit, Gen. Johnson Hagood's Brigade, South Carolina Infantry (tentative)
Made probably Charleston Depot, Charleston, South Carolina, CSA
Event Second Battle of the Weldon Railroad / Globe Tavern
Provenance Flag of an unidentified unit, Gen. Johnson Hagood's Brigade, South Carolina Infantry (tentative). Captured at the battle of Weldon Railroad, August 21, 1864 by the 5th U. S. Army Corps. Identification based on modern research.

"Confederate Battle Flag" (from "Record of Rebel Flags Captured by Union Troops After April 19, 1861", National Archives, RG 94)

Probably Charleston Depot, 1st issued April 1863 for Dept. of SC, GA, & FL