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143rd Regiment, NY Volunteer Infantry National olor71 1/2” hoist x 82 3/4” fly, Civil War

143rd New York Volunteer Infantry National </table>olor

On Otober 9, 1862, at amp Holley, near Montiello, New York, the 143rd New York Volunteer Infantry reeived a stand of olors, inluding the national olor seen here, from the patrioti itizens of Sullivan ounty. Made by Tiffany & o. of New York ity and arried on ampaign until Deember 1863, the flag inludes the regiment’s numeri designation embroidered in the enter stripe and painted battle honors, added later, ommemorating the regiment’s service throughout 1863. The national olor arried by the 143rd New York Volunteer Infantry inludes 27 embroidered stars from an original 34-star pattern. There are additional losses, mostly at the fly end. In 1972 a flag restorer sandwihed the flag between nylon net.(1995.3708)

See the 143rd 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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