Battle banners of the 47th O.V.V.I.   Save
Battle banners of the 47th O.V.V.I.
Description: The banners are red with gold lettering and are the battle banners of the 47th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry. They were organized at Camp Dennison on August 13, 1861. They joined General Sherman on his March to the Sea on November 15th, 1864 and were mustered out at Little Rock, Arkansas on August 11, 1865. The text of banners reads: Chattanooga & Mission Ri[d]ge; Charleston, VA; Wilstach Regiment; Tuscumbia, ALA.; Siege of Jackson; Vicksburg, MISS. May 19th & 22nd 1863; Carnifex Ferry; Siege of Vicksburg; 47th Regt. O.V.V.I. These banners have not been cataloged in this collection. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL01972
Subjects: Ceremonial artifact; Communication artifact; Military flags; Stars & Stripes; Textile--cotton; Flags--Ohio; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; 47th OVVI; Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry
Places: Germany (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)