Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, Department of the Cumberland

Swallowtail flag. Blue field with one white applique star near the hoist. Red union with diagonally crossed white stripes, or saltire, next to white hoist. Machine stitching; flag fell seams. Black, green, and white threads. Inscription on hoist reads "1st Brg. 2nd Div. 14th Army Corps Dept. of / Cumberland."
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: applique material)
cotton (part: heading material)
overall: 61 1/4 in x 62 1/2 in; 155.575 cm x 158.75 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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