NY Veteran Volunteer Infantry
27 1/2” hoist x 27” fly
27 3/4” hoist x 29 3/4” fly
These blue silk flank markers attributed to
the 5th Regiment NY Veteran Volunteer Infantry feature painted
inscriptions in gold, shadowed in red, along the
a red painted shield in the center framed with a gold painted ornamental
border and the regiment’s numeric designation painted in gold and
shadowed in crimson. “N.Y.S.V.V.” and “REGIMENT.” are
in mirror image on the reverse while the numeric designation reads correctly
(l to rt).
See the 5th
Veteran Infantry Regiment History Page for more information about the unit.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
August 31, 2009