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21st Independent Battery, NY Volunteers Guidon, Civil War

21st Independent Battery Guidon

The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes one flag carried by the 21st 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. A small piece of black crepe is sewn to the upper sleeve. Flag dimensions are: 28” hoist X 33” fly. (2004.0087)

See 21st Independent Battery History Page for more information about this unit.

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