Designating Flag, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. Blue field with a hand-stitched white shield inset in the center of the flag. Painted on the shield are a white anchor (outlined in black) surmounted by a red cannon with black outline details. The anchor and cannon are diagonally crossed. Small reinforcement squares on top and bottom corners of the hoist. Machine-stitched flag panels. White cotton heading with a grommet at each end. Blue field is machine-stitched to heading.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
paint (part: applied decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 72 5/8 in x 56 3/4 in; 184.4675 cm x 144.145 cm
ID Number
AF*25285C
catalog number
25285C
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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