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124th Regiment, NY Volunteer InfantryGeneral Guide FlagsCivil War

18” hoist x 22 1/2” fly

124th Regiment Flag (01.61)

18 1/2” hoist x 26” fly

124th Regiment Flag (00.155)

Silk general guide flags in a US National pattern with 34 embroidered stars, block numbers and script state affiliation. Known as the “Orange Blossoms” in honor of Orange County, the 124th Regiment was mustered into service in September 1862 with the 71st Regiment, State Militia as its nucleus. A month before, Miss Charlotte Coulter, representing the citizenry of Wawayanda, presented these silk general guide flags to the regiment at a formal ceremony in Goshen.

See the 124th 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 15:15:25 EDT