Montgomery Guards Flag

Date:
c. 1862

The "Sisters of Mercy" presented this flag that was carried on a cross pole by the Montgomery Guards on March 17, 1862. The Guards, garrisoned at Fort Pulaski were made up of men of Irish heritage who came from Montgomery, Georgia.

Description (physical):

Silk. 36" x 49" with 4" gold fringe on three sides.

Location:
P. O. Box 30757 Savannah, Georgia 31410
Identifier:
2010.0006.0004
Institution:
Fort Pulaski National Monument

Commanding Boston's Irish Ninth

Date:
1998
Creator:
Samito, Christian G.
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Fordham University Press
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier