Designating Flag, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with large red, hand-stitched diamond in the center of the field. The two corners of the hoist edge are reinforced with a small, white, hand-stitched square. White cotton hoist is both machine and hand-stitched. The flag panels are machine-stitched with flat-felled seams. Beige cotton threads. There is a grommet at each end of the hoist. The inscription on the hoist reads "3RD ARMY/CORPS 1ST DIVISION."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1876
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 73 in x 56 in; 185.42 cm x 142.24 cm
ID Number
AF*25264B
catalog number
25264B
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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