Confederate Division And Headquarters Flag. The And
The Andrews-Brown-Chew Flag. A blue and white pennant with "winder" stenciled on the hoist. This flag started as the pennant of Winders Division, and was also the Headquarters flag of Major R. S. Andrews. After his near fatal wounding at Cedar Run, Andrews gave the flag to the 4th battery, Maryland Artillery (also called Chesapeake Battery) and Captain William Brown. Brown used it as his personal Headquarters flag and battery marker until his death at Gettysburg. It was then used the same way by Captain Walter S. Chew and ended the war with the battery. This flag was carried in over 20 battles and has 6 rents from shot and shell. 4'h x 65"l. Condition: Six large holes / tears from shot & shell, numerous other small holes / tears, especially in blue field. From the Confederate Civil War Collection of Robert M. Daly of The Powder Horn Gun Shop, Middleburg, Virginia. This item has not been authenticated.