The 15th Cavalry’s standard features a painted United States arms with thirteen gold stars above the eagle and a red ribbon, without unit designation, below the eagle. Usually flags of this size are made from one piece of silk fabric, folded over at hoist to create a staff sleeve. Although no larger than usual, this flag was made in two pieces, one for the body of the flag and one for the staff sleeve. (2004.0093)
See 15th Cavlary History Pagefor more information about this unit.