7th or 17th Vermont Infantry National Flag

7th or 17th Vermont Infantry, National Flag.jpg

Title

7th or 17th Vermont Infantry National Flag

Description

7th (or 17th) Vermont infantry regiment national flag. Silk with red and white stripes, with blue canton and white stars. While this flag has previously been identified as belonging to the 7th Regiment, there exist no written records of that regiment having received a second national flag. It is possible that this flag could be the missing national belonging to the 17th Regiment.

Subject

United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 7th (1862-1866)
United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 17th (1864-1865)
Vermont--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Flags

Creator

Manufactured by Hortsmann Brothers

Identifier

1870.002.019

Coverage

Philadelphia (Penn.)

Extent

72 x 74 inches

Original Format

Flag

Repository

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

Citation

Manufactured by Hortsmann Brothers , “7th or 17th Vermont Infantry National Flag,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed December 11, 2017, http://www.digitalvermont.org/items/show/93.