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Waters Battery flag (Polks and Braggs Corps pattern). :: Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection

HQ Flag of General Robert F. Hoke, a native of Lincolnton, NC, who rose to the rank of major general during the Civil War. This is a second national pattern Confederate flag adopted on May 1, 1863 and used until replaced on March 4, 1865. Because of its large white field this pattern flag was nicknamed the "stainless banner" and most certainly marked Hoke's HQ during his brilliant victory at Plymouth, NC on April 20, 1864. This flag was donated to the state sometime after Hoke’s death in 1912.

1st TN Infantry Polk battle flag Army of Tennessee

Lt. General Leonidas Polk, C.S.A. (Known as "The Fighting Bishop")

In December 2006, a personal Confederate battle flag, sewn by Flora Stuart, was sold in a Heritage Auction for a world-record price for any Confederate flag, for $956,000 (including buyer's premium). The 34-inch by 34-inch flag was hand-sewn for Stuart by Flora in 1862 and Stuart carried it into some of his most famous battles.

presentation flag of Confederate Brigadier General Lloyd Tilghman

General Lee's Headquarters at the Museum of the Confederacy

22nd Alabama Infantry flag (Polks and Braggs Corps pattern). :: Alabama Photographs and Pictures Collection

Army of Tennessee pattern Battle Flag ordered by General Johnston; at the Museum of the Confederacy


Unique Flag Designed by Emanuel Leutze for Union Major General John A. Dix. This and more important antiques for sale on

Brigadier General Bradley T. Johnson's Headquarters Guidon. On August 7, 1864, at Moorefield, West Va, Brig General William Averell's Second Cav Div, Dept of West Va, captured Johnson's headquarters guidon. Averell's command included the 1st Regt Cav, N Y Vol. The canton, appliqued onto the front and back, is wool with cotton stars. The field is cotton and heavily soiled and stained. Approximately 25% of the flag is missing including the upper fly quadrant and several stars on both sides.