Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 244

Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(CIVIL WAR.) Bertolette, John D. Designating Flags of the 9 Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. Ink and watercolor on paper, 7 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, signed by the artist as Assistant Adjutant General; folds, 1-inch closed tear, spot-mounted to modern board. Np, August 1864

Additional Details

Bertolette copied these flag illustrations for his own unit from an original order issued by Major General Meade's staff. Shown are the flags for the 9th Corps headquarters, its 3 divisions, and the 4 brigades attached to each division, as well as the artillery brigade and chief quartermaster.