Captured Confederate Flag
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Photos from the Past
Confederate Flag Captured by
Corporal Walter L. Mundell
Walter L. Mundell enlisted in the 3rd Michigan Volunteer Infantry in 1861. Before War's end, he had served in both the 3rd and 5th Michigan Volunteer Infantries, had been wounded twice, captured a Confederate Battle Flag at the Battle of Saylor's Creek (April 6, 1865) and awarded the Medal of Honor. He died on April 20, 1900. Photograph provided by SUVCW Curtenius Guard Camp #17, Department of Michigan member David Downing.
Confederate Flag Captured by Corporal Walter L. Mundell