20th Regiment Cavalry, NY Volunteers | Guidons | Civil War

Flag dimensions: 30 3/4" hoist X 36 1/4" fly.

(2004.0036)



Flag dimensions: 30" hoist X 37 3/4" fly.

(2004.0037)

The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes two guidons carried by the 20th Cavalry. Each silk swallowtail guidon conforms to the “stars and stripes” pattern prescribed in General Order No. 4, dated January 18, 1862. Each canton includes 34 gold painted stars in the typical, two-concentric circles, additional star in each corner pattern.