3rd Vermont Battery National Guidon

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Title

3rd Vermont Battery National Guidon

Description

National guidon of the 3rd Vermont Light Artillery Battery. Silk with red and white stripes, blue canton and painted stars (only a single star is extant). Guidon may originally have had a swallowtail shape. A sleeve attached guidon to staff. Finial is missing. No determination of manufacturer has been made, though the commander of the battery signed for one guidon in November of 1864.

Date

1864?

Subject

United States. Army. Vermont Light Artillery Battery, 3rd (1864-1865)
Vermont--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Guidons
Flags

Identifier

1870.002.005

Extent

27 x 25 inches

Original Format

Flag

Repository

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

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Citation

“3rd Vermont Battery National Guidon,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed August 23, 2017, http://www.digitalvermont.org/items/show/79.