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20th Regiment Cavalry, NY Volunteers Guidons, Civil War

30 3/4” hoist x 36 1/4” fly
20th Cavalry Guidon
2004.0036

30” hoist x 37 3/4” fly
20th Cavalry Guidon
2004.0037

The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes two guidons carried by the 20th Cavalry. Each silk swallowtail guidon conforms to the “stars and stripes” pattern prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January 18, 1862. Each canton includes 34 gold painted stars in the typical, two-concentric circles, additional star in each corner pattern.

See 20th Cavlary History Pagefor more information about this unit.

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