Each regular regiment carried only one standard, the Regimental Flag. This was dark blue, 2 feet 5 inches on the fly, 2 feet 3 inches on the lance, fringed with yellow, on a 9-foot lance. The eagle was in natural colours, ie, brown wings and body, white head, neck and tail, and beak yellow; shield blue over red and white stripes; scrolls red with gold lettering 'E Pluribus Unam' above, the regimental number, eg, 'Second U.S. Cavalry' below; the 13 stars white; leaves green with red berries; 10 arrows white. The standard of the 2nd Dragoons had over 25 stars.
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