Pattern: Army of Northern Virginia battle flag; silk.
Stars: Twelve white, 5-pointed, no center star.
Border: White silk on 3 sides; hoist edge border is blue silk.
Unit Designation: None.
Battle Honors: None.
|Dimensions||H-48 W-48 inches|
|Made||Ladies of Lexington, Kentucky, USA|
|Event||Battle of Richmond|
|Provenance||Headquarters flag of General Edmund Kirby-Smith. Made from silk ladies' dresses and presented by the Ladies of Lexington, Kentucky, after the victory battle of Richmond, Kentucky, August 1862. Was used as General Smith's Headquarters flag, he was the commanding officer of the Trans-Mississippi Department in Shreveport, Louisiana.|
Smith, Edmund Kirby
items made from women's clothing