Colonel Leonard Boyer received authority in August 1862 to recruit a regiment from the 20th Senatorial District. Organized at Mohawk, the 152nd Regiment mustered into service in October 1862 for three years. These faded silk markers feature the 2nd Division, 2nd Corps fabric badge pieced into the center. The number appears in reverse when hoist is positioned on the left. The 152nd served almost exclusively within the 2nd Division, 2nd Corps from October 1863 to July 1865.
See the 152nd Infantry Regiment History Page for more information about the unit.New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History