Guidon of the 9th O.V.C.   Save
Guidon of the 9th O.V.C.
Description: The is a photograph of a painting of Guidon of the 9th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. The flag is a swallowtail flag with a square blue field with 34 stars. These stars represent the states in the Union at the beginning of the Civil War. It was painted by Rob Needham. The 9th Volunteer Cavalry was formed in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1861 of primarily men of German descent. They fought in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. They were mustered out in 1865. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02330
Subjects: Flags--Ohio; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military flags; Communication artifact; Ceremonial artifact
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)