Designating Flag, Headquarters, 15th Army Corps

Rectangular wool bunting flag. The flag is divided into four fields: the upper hoist union is red, the upper fly union is white, the lower hoist union is yellow; the lower fly union is blue. Surmounting the fields, in the center of the flag is a black cartridge box design; on the front flap of the box is a gold plate with the letters "US" inside the plate. Above the cartridge box, in blue or black letters, is written "FORTY ROUNDS". White hoist with an inscription reading "Headquarters 15 Army Corps."
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
Civil War
Designating Flags
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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