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Object Name FLAG
Catalog Number 0985.13.01939
Date post-1865
Description Pattern: Postwar Army of Northern Virginia flag; wool, cotton. Inscription on hoist edge. Inscription on flag, "CHARGE OF THE CRATER /JULY 30TH / 1864 / MAHONE'S BRIGADE". Inscription on hoist: "Presented by Ports. Chapter no. 30. U.D.C. to Crater Bivouac no. 1 Nov. 3rd 1903, Lt. Col. W. H. Stewart Chief."
Stars: Thirteen white, 5-pointed.
Border: One canvas edge with inscripton.
Attachment: Eyelets.
Unit Designation: "Mahone's Brigade"
Battle Honors: "Charge of the Crater"
Material textile (wool, cotton)
Event Battle of the Crater
Provenance Postwar flag. Apparently used to commemorate Charge of the Crater on July 30, 1864, by Mahone's Brigade. Presented by Portsmouth Chapter no. 30, UDC, to Crater Bivouac no. 1 on November 3, 1903, Lt. Col. W. H. Stewart, Chief.
Search Terms United Daughters of the Confederacy
Subjects reunions