10th Virginia Infantry Regimental Flag

Date:
1861

10TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY REGIMENTAL FLAG CARRIED AT FIRST MANASSAS. FIRST CONFEDERATE NATIONAL FLAG PATTERN WITH 13 HAND-PAINTED GOLD STARS ON OBVERSE, VA SEAL PAINTED ON REVERSE OF UNION (PARTIALLY SHOT AWAY BY CANNONBALL -FRAGMENTS SAVED); MARKED: HORSTMANNS PHIL" (BELOW VA SEAL); GOLD SILK FRINGE ON 3 SIDES; 4 PAIR OF TIES AT LEADING EDGE. HAND SEWN THROUGHOUT. Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Silk. H: 115.5, L: 211.0 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1003
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

U.S. Flag With 26 Hand-cut Stars

Date:
c. 1850

U.S. FLAG WITH 26 HAND-CUT STARS ARRANGED IN STAR PATTERN ON BLUE FIELD. INITIALS S M S" ON LOWER EDGE OF HOIST REINFORCE. ALLEGEDLY CARRIED AT DEEP CUT, SECOND MANASSAS, AUGUST 30, BY TROOPS IN GEN. BUTTERFIELD'S BRIGADE, V CORPS. GIVEN TO PVT. WM. W. RYDER, CO. F, 17TH N.Y. VOLS., AFTER WAR BY GEN. BUTTERFIELD. 13 STRIPES: 12.5 CM WIDE (AVERAGE); UNION: 95 X 120 CM; HOIST REINFORCE: 6 CM WIDE. NUMEROUS TORN HOLES (BATTLE DAMAGE?)

Description (physical):

Material: Linen. H: 170.0, L: 264.0 Cm

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 979
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Small "stars & Bars" Confederate Flag

Date:
1861

SMALL "STARS & BARS" CONFEDERATE FLAG WITH 11 STARS. CORD & TASSLES ON HOIST. ALLEGEDLY TAKEN FROM THE HAND OF A SOUTHERN OFFICER SHOT FROM HIS HORSE AT FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN, JULY 21, 1861. RED BARS FADED TO PURPLE.

Description (physical):

Material: Silk. H: 22.9, L: 38.7 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 978
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Memorial Scarf Pin

Date:
c. 1864

MEMORIAL SCARF PIN MADE FROM THE HILT OF GEN. J.E.B. STUART'S SABER. DESIGN: A HORSESHOE BEARING CROSSED SABERS WITH THE LETTERS A N V" INTERTWINED. ORIGINALLY PRESENTED TO GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX, C.S.A. (1835-1913). IN WHITE VELVET LINED CASE WITH CLIPPED CORNERS (TOP COVER MISSING)." Origin: VIRGINIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Brass. L: 5.2, W: 1.5 Cm.

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 531
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park