This flag of the 8th Virginia Infantry was mad…

This flag of the 8th Virginia Infantry was made from material from Caroline (Mrs. P.G.T.) Beauregard’s bridal clothes and presented by Gen. Beauregard to the regiment for “distinguished valor” at the Battle of Ball’s Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, October 1861.

[Photo: The American Civil War Museum / Caption: Civil War Times magazine]