Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps

Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with a red border on the hoist edge. In the center of the flag is a white shield with a painted blue anchor surmounted by a painted red cannon. The anchor and cannon are diagonally crossed. White canvas hoist. Machine-stitched and basted with flat-felled seams using black, yellow, and cream thread. Inscription on hoist: "2nd Brg. 2nd Div. 9th Army Corps."
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
paint (part: applied decoration material)
overall: 70 1/4 in x 51 1/4 in; 178.435 cm x 130.175 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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