The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes one flag attributed to Battery
M, 3rd Artillery (Light), NY Volunteers, a silk swallowtail guidon in the “stars
and stripes” pattern as prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January
18, 1862. Approximately 60% of the flag remains including eleven
stars, in whole or in part, from either a 34 or 35-star pattern.
The battery's designation is painted to the lower three white stripes. (2004.0050)