Designating Flag, Headquarters, 7th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a white inverted crescent surrounding a white five-point star in the center of the flag. In the star is a red number "7". The crescent, star, and number are all cotton. White cotton canvas hoist with a grommet at each end; the inscription on the hoist reads "ARMY/CORPS HEADQUARTERS." The flag panels and heading are machine-stitched while the appliques are hand- and machine-stitched.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: appliques material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 71 1/4 in x 36 3/4 in; 180.975 cm x 93.345 cm
ID Number
AF.25268A
catalog number
25268A
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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