BATTLE FLAG SLIDE SHOWS

The Michigan State Capitol Battle Flag collection consists of three distinct collections, battle flags carried by Michigan soldiers in the American Civil War, The Spanish American War and World War I.

Civil War Battle Flags
Gallery of the images of the entire civil war battle flag collection including brief information on each flag and the regiment that carried it into battle.

Spanish American Battle Flags
Gallery of the images of the Spanish American war battle flag collection including brief information on each flag and the regiment that carried it into battle.

WWI Flags
Gallery of the images of the World War I battle flag collection including brief information on each flag and the regiment that carried it into battle.

The east, or main, first floor corridor in the Michigan State Capitol c. 1910.
This flag was carried by the Eighth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment, known as the "Wandering Regiment" for their long marches and hard battles in seven states.
Image Courtesy of Peter Glendinning and the Michigan Capitol Committee