Wool, linen, bast cord
Overall: 55 1/2 x 59 in. ( 141 x 149.9 cm )
printed: on hoist: "2 Army Corps/ 2 Div 2 Brig/ Horstmann/ Philadelphia"
Black wool triangular regimental guidon of the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corp Army of the Potomac with a white linen shamrock in the center and a red stripe along the linen hoist; hoist strung through with bast cord and inscribed.
This guidon belonged to James P. MacIvor, father of the donor, a private in the 69th New York Infantry Volunteers. He rose to Brevet Major-General of Volunteers and commanded the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps Army of the Potomac.
Gift of the Estate of Dr. James Hamlin MacIvor, through Mrs. Harriet Dix
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