Designating Flag, Headquarters, 9th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a white shield in the center of the flag. In the shield is a painted blue anchor surmounted by a painted red cannon. The anchor and cannon are crossed diagonally. Canvas hoist. Machine-stitched with flat-felled seams using cream thread. Inscription on the hoist reads "9th Army Corps Headquarters."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
paint (part: applied decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 71 1/2 in x 36 1/2 in; 181.61 cm x 92.71 cm
ID Number
AF*25239E
catalog number
25239E
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
Designating Flags
event
Civil War
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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