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    Civil War Union Silk Regimental Flank Marker with Original Pole. Carried by the "general guide sergeants" posted at each flank of the regiment in line to assist field officers in maintaining a straight line in battle. Blue silk flag measuring 17.75" x 19" including the 1.5" gold fringe around three sides. The hoist incorporates two pairs of 2.5" brown cotton ties. In the center of the flag is a 8.5" high red-edged white painted number "1". The flag exhibits some surface soiling from honest use, else in excellent sound condition. The original pole measures 76.5" overall with a 7" brass spear point top. Pole exhibits an old black painted surface, the top a deep undisturbed patina.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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