1st Independent Battery, NY Volunteers | Guidon | Civil War
Flag dimensions: 29 1/2" hoist X 40 1/2" fly.
The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes one flag carried by the 1st Independent Battery, a silk, swallowtail guidon in the “stars and stripes” pattern prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January 18, 1862. The canton includes 35 gold painted stars in the typical, two-concentric circles, additional star in each corner, pattern.