22nd Regiment Cavalry, NY Volunteers | Standard | Civil War

Flag dimensions: 33 1/4" hoist X 43" fly.

(2005.0142)



The 22nd Regiment Cavalry, NY Volunteers, reportedly received this red, silk standard while in winter quarters at Camp Russell, Virginia, in February 1865 from Mrs. H.B. Reed, Colonel Horatio Blake Reed's wife. The flag features embroidered crossed sabers, in their scabbards, with the regiment's numeric designation embroidered above and below. Gold-colored, 2.5-inch long tassel fringe lines the top, fly and bottom edges.