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1st Independent Battery, NY Volunteers Guidon, Civil War

1st Independent Battery Guidon

The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes one flag carried by the 1st 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 35 gold painted stars in the typical, two-concentric circles, additional star in each corner, pattern. Flag dimensions are: 29 1/2” hoist X 40 1/2” fly. (2004.0086)

See the 1st Independent Battery History Page for more information about this unit.
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