1st Vermont Battery National Guidon

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Title

1st Vermont Battery National Guidon

Description

National guidon of the 1st Vermont Light Artillery Battery. Silk broadcloth in swallowtail form with red and white stripes, a blue canton and painted stars. No determination of manufactuer has been made, but the flag was probably made between 1861 and 1863 and would have been sent to Montpelier when the 1st Battery mustered out in August of 1864.

Date

Between 1861 and 1863?

Subject

United States. Army. Vermont Light Artillery Battery, 1st (1862-1864)
Vermont--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Guidons
Flags

Identifier

1870.002.003

Extent

28 x 32 inches

Original Format

Flag

Repository

Vermont State Curator's Office, 2 Gov. Aiken Avenue,
Montpelier, VT 05633

Citation

“1st Vermont Battery National Guidon,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed October 17, 2017, http://www.digitalvermont.org/items/show/77.