17th Vermont Infantry Regimental Flag

17th Vermont Infantry, Regimental Flag.jpg

Title

17th Vermont Infantry Regimental Flag

Description

Regimental flag of the 17th Vermont Infantry Regiment. Blue silk with Vermont state seal painted in the center of the obverse and an eagle and shield painted on reverse. The names of battles in which the 17th participated are painted diagonally in gold across the obverse side of the flag. 1st issue.

Date

1865

Subject

United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 17th (1864-1865)
Vermont--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Flags

Creator

Manufactured by Charles Eaton

Identifier

1870.002.011

Coverage

Boston (Mass.)

Extent

58 x 70 inches

Original Format

Flag

Repository

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

Citation

Manufactured by Charles Eaton, “17th Vermont Infantry Regimental Flag,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed December 11, 2017, http://www.digitalvermont.org/items/show/85.