21st Independent Battery, NY Volunteers | Guidon | Civil War
Flag dimensions: 28" hoist X 33" fly.
The NYS Battle Flag Collection includes one flag carried by the 21st 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. A small piece of black crepe is sewn to the upper sleeve.