Civil War Information
This battle flag of the 33rd was captured by the 26th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment 20 Jul 1864, at the Battle of Peach Tree Creek. It is the Second National pattern, a white field with the square Army of Northern Virginia battle flag in the canton. The canton is red with dark blue diagonal stripes with white stars along the stripes. The flag was returned to the state of Mississippi 25 Mar 1905. Photo credit: Collection of the Old Capitol Museum of Mississippi History, Jackson, MS.