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28th Virginia battle flag
Description The Army of Northern Virginia Confederate battle flag of the 28th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The flag was captured by Private Marshall Sherman of Saint Paul, Minnesota, while serving with the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, during Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863. Private Sherman was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his gallantry at Gettysburg.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 44.5 inches height
48 inches width
Nomenclature Flag
Subjects Captured by: United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864), Company C
Captured by: Sherman, Private Marshall
Used by: Confederate States of America Army, 28th Virginia Infantry Regiment
United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864)
Used in Civil War
Used in Gettysburg, Battle of
Used in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Virginia, United States
Flags & Banners. War Related. Civil War Era
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Content: Exactly 1862 Captured at Battle of Gettysburg, July 3rd.
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
Civil War
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6421