Battery M, 1st Regiment Artillery (Light), NY Volunteers | Guidon | Civil War
Flag dimensions: 26" hoist X 41 1/2" fly.
The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes one flag carried by Battery M, 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 34 painted stars in the canton from a 35 star pattern – one star is missing from the upper fly corner.