Saving the Flag of the 12th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

The 12th Michigan Volunteer Infantry at Shiloh on April 6, 1862

The 12th Michigan Volunteer Infantry at Shiloh, April 6, 1862.  Painting by Darren Smith

The 12th Michigan Volunteer Infantry at Shiloh, Tennessee on April 6, 1862.  Painting by Darren Smith

The National Colors of the 12th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

Matt VanAcker showing our group the National Colors of the 12th Michigan Volunteer Infantry.

Matt VanAcker showing our group the National Colors of the 12th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. 

The adoption of the National Colors of the 12th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

Handing the check over to Matt VanAcker for the adoption of the 12th Michigan's flag.

Handing the check over to Matt VanAcker for the adoption of the 12th Michigan's flag.

Receiving the Special Legislative Tribute from Matt VanAcker

Our group receiving a Legislative Tribute signed by the Governor of Michigan for our adoption!

Our group receiving a Legislative Tribute signed by the Governor of Michigan for our adoption of the flag.

The Special Legislative Tribute to the Civil War Round Table of Southwest Michigan

The Special Legislative Tribute .

A portion of the Special Legislative Tribute, signed by the Governor of Michigan, for our adoption of the National Colors of the 12th Michigan Volunteer Infantry.

Our plaque added to the Donor Board at the Flag Vault

Our plaque added to the donor board at the Flag Vault in Lansing, Michigan.

Our plaque added to the donor board at the Flag Vault in Lansing, Michigan.

Saving the Flag of the 6th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

Do Your Duty!

Do Your Duty!

Do Your Duty!  Detail of the canton of the National Banner of the 6th Michigan Volunteer Infantry.

The National Banner of the 6th Michigan Infantry

The National Banner of the 6th Michigan Volunteer Infantry.

The National Banner of the 6th Michigan Volunteer Infantry.

Our Group in the Flag Vault

Our group in the Flag Vault.

Up on the ladder to get a better photo of the National Banner of the 6th Michigan Volunteer Infantry.

Receiving the Special Legislative Tribute from Cambray Sampson

Cambray Sampson giving us the Special Legislative Tribute in the Capitol Rotunda.

Cambray Sampson giving us the Special Legislative Tribute in the Capitol Rotunda.

The Special Legislative Tribute to the Civil War Round Table of Southwest Michigan

The Special Legislative Tribute for the adoption of the flag of the 6th Michigan Volunteer Infantry.

The Special Legislative Tribute, signed by the Governor of Michigan, for our adoption of the National Colors of the 6th Michigan Volunteer Infantry.

The Special Tribute Ceremony in the rotunda of the State Capitol

Our group in the rotunda of the State Capitol for our Special Tribute Ceremony.

Our group in the rotunda of the State Capitol for our Special Tribute Ceremony.