Designating Flag, 2nd Army Corps Headquarters

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with white trefoil, or clover, in center of flag. The number two, in red, appears in the center of the trefoil. White canvas hoist with a metal grommet at either end. Machine stitching on the flag panels. The applique (trefoil with red number) is hand-stitched. The inscription on the hoist reads "2ND ARMY/CORPS HEAD QUARTERS."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1876
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
cotton (part: applique material)
Measurements
overall: 69 1/2 in x 36 in; 176.53 cm x 91.44 cm
ID Number
AF*25263A
catalog number
25263A
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Designating Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
event
Civil War
Centennial Exposition
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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