HDQRS. EIGHTY-NINTH REGIMENT NEW YORK VOLS.,
September 20, 1862.
Major General AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE,
Commanding Ninth Army Corps.
SIR: Accompanying please find colors of the ---- Regiment South Carolina Troops, taken in the engagement of the 17th instant at the stone wall on the front of the First Brigade, Third Division, by Private Thomas Hare, Company D, Eighty-ninth Regiment New York Volunteers, afterward killed.
Major, Commanding Eighty-ninth Regiment New York Vols.
Source: OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, Vol 19, Part 1 (Antietam - Serial 27) , Page 452