1st Vermont Cavalry Regimental Flag

1st Vermont Cavalry, Regimental Flag.jpg

Title

1st Vermont Cavalry Regimental Flag

Creator

Manufactured by Tiffany & Company

Description

1st Vermont Cavalry Regimental Flag. Attached to staff by sleeve. Cotton fringe present. Embroidered "Tiffany & Co" in left corner. Half state seal/half US seal in center, "Freedom and Unity" on scroll. Date of issue: 07/1862. This flag was issued in order to replace a similar flag that was lost in Shenandoah Valley when the baggage train was burnt. In late July, the new standard, "of the same material and design as the original" reached the camp of the 1st Vermont Cavalry.

Date

1862

Extent

39 x 41 inches

Identifier

1870.001.006

Coverage

New York (N.Y.)

Repository

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

Citation

Manufactured by Tiffany & Company , “1st Vermont Cavalry Regimental Flag,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed January 22, 2022, https://www.digitalvermont.org/items/show/113.