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37th Regiment, NY Volunteer Infantry Regimental Color 58” hoist x 71 1/2" fly, Civil War

37th Regt NYVI Regimental Color

Reportedly received by the 37th New York Volunteer Infantry in February 1863 from the city of New York, and carried at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 1-3, 1863, this green, silk Regimental Color features traditional Irish iconography painted on both sides. The flag also features painted battle honors commemorating the regiment's 1862 campaigns and the unit's distinction as "The first Regt. of Irish Volunteers in the Field."(1995.2021)

See the 37th Infantry Regiment History Page for more information about the unit.

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: Friday, 05-Aug-2016 15:54:02 EDT