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103rd RegimentNew York Volunteer Infantry Flank Markers, Civil War

29” hoist x 29 1/2” fly

103rd Regiment Flank Marker (2003.0192)

29 1/2” hoist x 29 1/2” fly

103rd Regiment Flank Marker (2003.0193)

The 103rd Regiment NY Volunteer Infantry mustered into service for three years between November 1861 and March 1862. When their three year term expired, those entitled were discharged and the regiment continued in service as “Veteran Volunteers,” as indicated by the “N.Y.S.V.V.” along the top of these blue silk flank markers. Both flags feature painted inscriptions in gold, shadowed in red, along the top and bottom. Also, each features a red painted shield in the center, framed with a gold painted 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 left to right on the reverse.

See the 103rd Infantry Regiment History Page for more information about the unit.
New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
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