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Please can someone give me any information onthe flag captured by the 2nd Maine at Gaines Mill also the name of the flagbearer who diedcarrying it at the time.The information I haveis that the flag had 3 red and white stripes and 15 starsin a blue field,with the motto"our rights"on one side and "victory" on the other.I cannot seem to find any infomation on the net about either. Thank you.