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1. One Flag made of blue silk bearing the arms of the State of New York and obtained from the Quartermaster
Department of said State.
2. The National Flag made of silk, drawn from the Quartermaster’s Department of the State of New York
was carried in the battle of Chancellorsville (Va)
Gettysburg (Pa) Wauhatchee Lookout Mountain, and
Mission Ridge (Tenn) and Ringold (Ga). Was
the first flag planted upon the Enemy’s works on Lookout
3 .One National Color made of silk obtained from the United States Quartermaster Department was carried in the battle of Redaca, New Hope Church, Pine Knob., Nose’s Creek Kennesaw Mountain, Peach Tree Creek, Siege of Atlanta and Siege of Savannah (Ga), The Flag was torn completely from it’s [sic] staffby a shell in a charge upon the Enemy’s works in front of Savannah (Ga).
K S Van Vorhees
New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History