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3rd Artillery (Light), Battery M, NY Volunteers Guidon, Civil War

3rd Artillery, Battery M Guidon

The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes one flag attributed to Battery M, 3rd Artillery (Light), NY Volunteers, a silk swallowtail guidon in the “stars and stripes” pattern as prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January 18, 1862. Approximately 60% of the flag remains including eleven stars, in whole or in part, from either a 34 or 35-star pattern. The battery's designation is painted to the lower three white stripes. Flag dimensions are: 29” hoist X 32" fly. (2004.0050)

See Battery M for the 3rd Artillery for more information about this unit.

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