Infantry Regiment Battle Flag

The 2nd North Carolina Volunteer Infantry regiment carried this battle flag. Men painted the names of the 7 battles they'd fought in, around the St. Andrew's cross. Confederates named battles after the nearest town or village. The battles listed on this flag document the regiment's service in 1862 and 1863 during the Peninsular Campaign, the Antietam Campaign, the battle of Fredericksburg, and the battle of Chancellorsville.