Battery I, 1st Regiment Artillery (Light), NY Volunteers | Guidon | Civil War

Flag dimensions: 29 1/2" hoist X 40" fly.

(2004.0075)



The NYS Battle Flag Collection also includes a silk, swallowtail guidon carried by Battery I, 1st Regiment Artillery (Light), NY Volunteers. In the “stars and stripes” pattern prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January 18, 1862, the flag includes only 31 gold painted stars in the canton from most likely a 35 star pattern. One star is missing from the upper fly corner and three from the outer circle.