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In the Military: Flags, other artifacts showcase New York’s rich military history

Chris Slater, left, and Josh Risler look over the history of the U.S. combat uniform at an exhibit, "A Call Not Unheeded: The Empire State in Times of Conflict," at the state Capitol in Albany that features artifacts and supporting text from the American Revolution to the present-day War on Terror.
Chris Slater, left, and Josh Risler look over the history of the U.S. combat uniform at an exhibit, "A Call Not Unheeded: The Empire State in Times of Conflict," at the state Capitol in Albany that features artifacts and supporting text from the American Revolution to the present-day War on Terror.
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A flank marker used during the Civil War by a Saratoga County regiment came out of storage for a grand unveiling Wednesday. The 77th Infantry Regiment, or Bemis Heights Regiment, was organized at Saratoga Springs in 1861, and more than 150 years later one of its artifacts was prepared for display by Saratoga museum curators. In fact, a large portion of New York’s military history is now featured at the state Capitol, thanks to work ...


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