"Sic semper tyrannis" Bowser.
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Reproduction of  Regimental flag depicting African- American soldier bayoneting a fallen Confederate soldier.

Credit: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs.

Banner for the 22th Regt. U.S. Colored Troops, by David Bustill Bowser. Organized at Philadelphia in January 1864, the 22nd U. S. Colored Troops Infantry Regiment lost 217 men during the last year of the Civil War. Its motto, Sic semper tyrannis,means death to tyrants.

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