I finally received the museums photo of the 5th Co. 2nd National flag. The flag is in very poor condition. In fact, the flag was glued to a backer board many years ago and the white field has turned blue in color. The stars have been cut out or have deteriorated (I have not seen the flag in person) but there is a fairly crisp outline on the blue cross were they were. The battle honers are all in place. My main question is this: How was the St. Andrews Cross attached to the white field? From the photo, it looks like it is either french seamed (flat felled) and close sewn or it has possibly white cloth tape around the attachment area. This flag was made in Mobile in Nov 1863 by either James Cameron or Jackson Belknap. There are two other flags made by the same person during the same time as part of a purchase order from Gen. Randall Gibson. He sent a staff officer down the Mobile to have new flags made for his Brigade. He also included the 5th Co. Washington Artillery. The two flags in question is the Austin's Sharpshooter flag and the 32nd Alabama flag. Even on the Austin's Sharpshooter flag, it is hard to tell how the attachment was made. Any help would be appreciated.