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19th Independent Battery, NY Volunteers Guidon, Civil War

2nd Battalion, 156th Artillery Regimental

The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes one flag carried by the 19th Independent Battery, a silk, swallowtail guidon in the “stars and stripes” pattern prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January 18, 1862. The canton includes 34 gold painted stars in the typical, two-concentric circles, additional star in each corner, pattern. The canton also includes a blue silk ribbon with the unit’s designation and the IX Corps insignia device.Seven battle honors are painted in blue to the stripes. Flag dimensions are: 25” hoist X 40 1/2” fly. (2003.261)

See 19th Independent Battery History Page for more information about this unit.

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