Designating Flag, Artillery Brigade, 15th Army Corps

Wool bunting swallowtail flag. The flag is horizontally divided into two equal fields, one above the other: the top field is red, the bottom field is white. There is a blue border around all sides of the flag except the hoist. In the center of the flag are two yellow crossed cannons surmounted by a black cartridge box. On the front flap of the cartridge box is a gold plate with the letters "US" written inside. Above this plate, on the front flap, is "FORTY ROUNDS" written in white letters. White hoist with an inscription reading "Brg / Art'y 15 Army Corps."
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
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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