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1779-1780 Clinton's Brigade Flag

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Fight in General George Clinton's New York Brigade!  This particular flag is taken from a tiny detail on a map of Sullivan's campaign against the Iroquois Confederacy in 1779.  It is unclear whether one or all of the regiments in Clinton's Brigade (2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th NY) carried this flag, or whether it was a brigade-level flag.  The flag of Clinton's Brigade turns up again in washington's General Orders for May 16, 1780.  Clinton's Brigade was asked to loan its flag to another unit for maneuvers.

The original illustration is very small, thus some details are (currently) speculative.  The stars are illustrated by dots, so this artist chose an eight-pointed star.  The field upon which the stars are scattered has been illustrated as white and light blue to give you the choice of which one (or both!) your troops would like to field.

Flag comes as three high-quality PNG images: obverse (same as reverse) and complete flag, contained in a zip folder.

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February 02, 2023
This title was added to our catalog on February 03, 2023.
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