Flag: shamrock

Object Number: 
1944.105
Date: 
ca. 1861
Medium: 
Wool, linen, bast cord
Dimensions: 
Overall: 55 1/2 x 59 in. ( 141 x 149.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on hoist: "2 Army Corps/ 2 Div 2 Brig/ Horstmann/ Philadelphia"
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Dr. James Hamlin MacIvor, through Mrs. Harriet Dix
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group