ALBANY--New York Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Michael Swezey, commander of the 53rd Troop Command, and Rose Harvey, the commissioner of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation speak with students during a ceremony opening a historic Civil War battle flag exhibit at the State Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The exhibit " 1862: Red, White and Battered" displays the historic flags that the Division of Military and Naval Affairs holds on behalf of the state of New York. The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has been working to preserve the historic flags.