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Fragment of flag of a Virginia Regiment from the battle of Chancellorsville

Fragment of flag of a Virginia Regiment from the battle of Chancellorsville
Title
Fragment of flag of a Virginia Regiment from the battle of Chancellorsville
Date 
1861-1863
Medium 
Wool
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. ( 24.1 x 3.5 cm )
Description 
Fragment of wool Virginia Regimental flag consisting of length of red and length of white stitched together; flag used at the battle of Chancellorsville.
Object Number 
INV.12233
Marks 
ink inscription: on envelope containing flag: "No 65/Piece of the flag/of a Virginia/Rejiment (sic). Rebel 1/at the Battle of Cnancellorsville."
Gallery Label 
The battle of Chancellorsville (Virginia), a major southern victory, took place on May 2 and 3, 1863.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group