2nd Vermont Infantry Regiment National Flag

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Title

2nd Vermont Infantry Regiment National Flag

Creator

Manufactured by Horstmann Brothers

Description

2nd Vermont Infantry Regiment national flag. Attached to staff by sleeve. Fringe present. Canton style is rectangular, and is 24 in by 37.5 in. There are 35 gold painted stars that are arranged in a double ellipse. The stripes are bright red and are 5.5 inches in width. The unit did receive a fourth national, which is not documented. It could have been issued just prior or after the breakthrough at Petersburg. Like the second national, Horstmann Brothers made the color, but this one featured thirty-five stars in the canton.

Extent

73 x 73 inches

Identifier

1870.001.015

Coverage

Philadelphia (Penn.)

Original Format

Repository

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

Citation

Manufactured by Horstmann Brothers , “2nd Vermont Infantry Regiment National Flag,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed January 22, 2022, https://www.digitalvermont.org/items/show/122.