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

Object Number: 
INV.12233
Date: 
1861-1863
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. ( 24.1 x 3.5 cm )
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."
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.
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