Designating Flag, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps

Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with pigment painted design in center of flag. The design is a red shield with a white anchor that is crossed with a blue cannon (the cannon surmounts the anchor). Both the cannon and the anchor have black paint detailing on them. Two small reinforcement squares at the upper and lower hoist corners. Machine-stitched flat-felled panel seams. Machine and hand-stitched unbleached cotton pole sleeve with a grommet at each end. An inscription on the pole sleeve reads "9TH ARMY/CORPS 1ST DIVISION."
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
paint (part: applied decoration material)
overall: 56 3/4 in x 73 in; 144.145 cm x 185.42 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Designating Flags
Civil War
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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