Designating Flag, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps

Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with blue St. Andrew's cross hand-stitched in center of field. The hoist corners are reinforced by two small white squares. White cotton hoist with a brass grommet at each end; an inscription on the hoist reads "6TH ARMY/CORPS 3RD DIVISION." Machine-stitched seams. Rectangular patch repair in between the two bottom arms of the cross.
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
overall: 73 in x 56 1/2 in; 185.42 cm x 143.51 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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