Designating Flag, Headquarters, 8th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with white six-point star in center of flag. Red cotton number "8" inside white star. Reinforcement patches on the hoist corners. White cotton hoist with a grommet at each end. Inscription on hoist reads "8TH ARMY/CORPS HEADQUARTERS." Machine stitching.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 71 in x 36 in; 180.34 cm x 91.44 cm
ID Number
AF*25269A
catalog number
25269A
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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