Battery A, 1st Regiment Artillery (Light), NY Volunteers | Guidon | Civil War
Flag dimensions: 28 1/2” hoist X 36 1/2” fly.
The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes one flag carried by Battery A, 1st Regiment Artillery (Light), NY Volunteers, a silk swallowtail guidon in the “stars and stripes” pattern prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January 18, 1862. The flag includes a painted inscription in the 34 star canton and painted inscriptions and battle honors on the stripes. All the inscriptions are painted in gold with black lowlights and cream highlights.