The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes two
silk, swallowtail guidons attributed to Battery A, 3rd Artillery
(Light), NY Volunteers. Each guidon, in the “stars
and stripes” pattern
as prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January 18, 1862,
includes 34 painted stars in the canton in an elliptical pattern with
10 stars in the inner oval, 20 stars in the outer oval, and one star
in each of the canton's four corners.