Find out how the flags carried at Appomattox became symbols to the men who fought through the course of the war. The flags came to represent not only the suffering of war, great personal hardship, the loss of friends, family, and for some property; they also represented the honor, integrity and fortitude of sticking to a cause through times of tribulation.
Group 1: Battle Flag of the 61st Virginia Infantry regiment
Group 2: Battle Flag of the Oneida, New York Independent Cavalry Company
Group 3: Tea towel used as a Confederate flag of truce
Group 4: Virginia State Flag
Group 5: Flag remnants
Last updated: September 5, 2022