6th U.S. Cavalry - Troop E - M1890 Service Guidon.

Sub-collection: The Aldon & Lea Cavalry Guidon Sub-Collection

U.S. Army Red over White Guidon, Troop E, 6th US Cavalry.
It is an example of the bigger style of guidon used by American mounted troops for nearly a century, from the 1830s through to 1931. That year the Army adopted today's smaller 27" x 20" guidon a foot shorter in length, half a foot shorter in width and only half the surface area.

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