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Flags of the 64th Illinois Volunteer Infantry
by John Thurston

64th Illinois Infantry Regimental Flag Summary: Unfortunately, the central portion of this 34 star regimental flag is missing. However the inscription remains and reads “PRESENTED by the GOVERNOR, RICHARD YATES 1st Battalion, Yates Sharp Shooters. ILL. VOL.”

64th Illinois Infantry National Flag Summary: This 34 star flag carries no inscriptions. The rectangular canton with seven horizontal rows of stars is typical of flags manufactured by Longley & Brother of Cincinnati.

These photos are the property of and used with permission from the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois; downloaded from www.civil-war.com. Text is courtesy of John Schmale and is used with permission.

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