12th Regiment Cavalry, NY Volunteers | Guidon | Civil War

Flag dimensions: 30 1/2" hoist X 37 1/2" fly.

(2004.0026)



This silk swallowtail guidon carried by the 12th Cavalry conforms to the “stars and stripes” pattern prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January 18, 1862. Seventeen painted stars still remain the in the blue canton from either a 34 or 35 star pattern.