Banners: Secessionville, June 1862
Overall: 12 1/4 x 22 in. ( 31.1 x 55.9 cm )
painted: center: "SECESSIONVILLE/ JUNE 16, 1862."
Orange cotton chintz banner with white painted scrolls in the left top and right bottom corners; inscribed, "SECESSIONVILLE/ JUNE 16, 1862." at a diagonal in white letters across the banner; red, white and blue fringe on the fly end; red, white and blue ribbon ties at both ends of the hoist.
This banner is part of a set of Civil War banners memorializing twenty-two battles of the Civil War. They were given to the 79th Regiment, Scottish Highlanders, New York State Volunteers, by the United States War Department.
Gift of the New York Caledonian Club
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