Pattern: South Carolina state flag; silk. Obverse: South Carolina state seal; Latin motto in gold paint, "Animas Opibusque Pariti Dum Spiro Spero Spes" ["Prepared in mind and resources" and "While I breathe, I hope"]. Reverse: Crossed cannons and unit designation in gold paint; motto in gold paint, "God Will Defend the Right".
Border: 2 inches gold metallic fringe originally on 3 sides; 1/8-inch gold metallic cord border on 3 sides.
Unit Designation: "CHESTERFIELD ARTILLERY" in gold paint (reverse).
Battle Honors: None.
|Material||textile (silk); paint|
|Dimensions||H-36 W-37 inches|
|Owner Regiment||"Chesterfield Artillery" (Maj. James C. Coit) South Carolina Light Artillery|
|Made||unidentified women of South Carolina|
Flag of the "Chesterfield Artillery" (Maj. James C. Coit) South Carolina Light Artillery. Made by a group of South Carolina ladies and presented to the unit.
unidentified women of South Carolina