U.S. Navy Boat Flag - Battery Wagner Assault 1863.

Sub-collection: U.S. Naval

13 Star U.S. Navy Boat Flag, Captured-Battery Wagner 1863,Capt. Chichester.
This flag was captured by Captain Charles E. Chichester, commander of a battery of Confederate artillery that Union troops unsuccessfully attacked on July 11, 1863 (a week before the doomed assault dramatized in the film "Glory").

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