This SALE IS GOING TOWARDS MY DAUGHTER, Allison's RECOVERY. 100% of my sales go towards her recovery & comfort while she is going through this heardship. WWI M1885 Service Guidon; "F" BTRY, 323rd Field Artillery Regt, 158 Field Artillery Brigade, 83rd DIV AEF. For your consideration is this beautiful WWI American Expeditionary Force M1895 Field Artillery Guidon.
This is a "F" Battery, 323rd Field Artillery Regiment, National Army Guidon manufactured by the Philadelphia Depot, Quartermaster Corps, US Army circa 1917. This is a service guidon made of wool bunting with appliqué silk devices.This piece measures 27" by 41". This piece has minor mothing. Textiles from this period are EXTREMELY RARE. The history of the 323rd Regiment of Light Field Artillery begins on August 29, 1917, when seventy-five officers, commissioned at the first Officers' Training Camp at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind. Reported at Camp Sherman, Chillicothe, Ohio, to form the nucleus around which the Regiment was later organized.
According to the plans for the organization of the National Army, this unit was a part of the 158th Field Artillery Brigade, 83rd Division. The latter was under the command of Major General Edwin F. Glenn, who had been at the head of the Officers' Training Camp at Fort Benjamin Harrison. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Personal, Field Gear". The seller is "littlebelleblue" and is located in this country: US.
This item can be shipped to United States.