The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes
one flank marker attributed to the 12th Regiment Cavalry, NY Volunteers.
Approximately 30% is missing mainly from the
fly, and the fringe.
The flag features painted inscriptions in gold, shadowed
in red, along the top and bottom, and a red painted
shield in the center framed with a gold painted border. The shield
includes, in part, the regiment’s numeric designation
in gold shadowed in crimson. “N.Y.S.V.” and “CAVALRY.” are
in mirror image on the reverse while the numeric designation reads left
to right on the reverse.(2008.0006)