Regimental flag, Civil War

Object Number: 
1951.85
Date: 
1861-1863
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 1/8 x 38 in. ( 68.9 x 96.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: below canton: "BATTERY/ B/ 3d ARTILLERY, N. Y. V."
Description: 
Silk sewn U.S. Artillery flag, of the Battery B, 3rd Artillery, New York Volunteers; forked tongue shape with 34 stars in the canton in two circles (15 each) and a star in each corner; regiment name block-printed below the canton.
Gallery Label: 
This flag was presented to Colonel Joseph Morrison of the 16th New York Artillery in 1865, who served as captain in the 3rd artillery from 1861-63.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. J. L. Edwards
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group