NJ Civil War Flags on Display NJ State Museum Main Building, 205 West State Street, Trenton  
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June 2018 Civil War Flag To Be Displayed What:   New Jersey Civil War Flag Exhibition Unveiling and Flag Lecture Where: NJ State Museum, Main Building, 205 West State St, Trenton, NJ When:  Friday, June 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM    New Jersey contributed over 80,000 men to the Civil War and the New Jersey State Museum has over 100 flags carried by New Jersey's troops in the war in its collection. These five historic battle scarred flags will be unveiled in specially designed exhibit cases in their new exhibit hall at the New Jersey State Museum, located at 205 West State Street in Trenton, at 10:00 AM on Friday, June 22, 2018. The Civil War flags to be unveiled have not been on display for several years, include: 6th New Jersey Infantry National Colors 15th New Jersey Infantry National Colors 14th New Jersey Infantry Regimental Colors 10th New Jersey Infantry Flank Marker (rare) 3rd New Jersey State Militia (3 months) Regimental Colors The flag of the 14th NJ that will be unveiled is possibly the same one that the regiment carried at the battle of Gettysburg in July 1863.   The 15th New Jersey was a member of the famous First New Jersey Brigade and a regiment which suffered one of the highest causalities for Union troops during the war. It lost 240 men killed during the war. This 15th NJ flag to be displayed was likely the one carried by the regiment in the last year of the war.   This event is organized by the New Jersey State Museum and the New Jersey Civil War Heritage Association, the unveiling event will feature an educational gallery lecture by flag historian Dr. David Martin, author of the award winning New Jersey at Gettysburg Guidebook. Dr. Martin is currently preparing a detailed history of the State's Civil War flags for publication. The exhibit was prepared by Nicholas Ciotola, Curator of Cultural History at the New Jersey State Museum, These flags will be shown until late December, when a new group of flags will be put on display. For more information and details about these specific flags contact David G. Martin at dmartin@peddie.org or Nicholas Ciotola at Nicholas.Ciotola@sos.nj.gov
New Jersey Civil War Heritage Assn PO Box 442, Wood-Ridge, NJ 07075 Info@njcivilwar.com