Designating Flag, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. Blue field with yellow fringe around all sides except the hoist. A painted black cartridge box is in the middle of the flag; on the front flap of the box is yellow oval with "U.S." written in black in the oval. Above the cartridge box are the words "FORTY ROUND" written in an arc of black (faded) letters. White cotton hoist with a grommet at either end. Stamped on the hoist is an inscription which reads "15TH ARMY CORPS 3RD DIVISION." Machine-stitched flag panels (three) using flat-felled seams. Fringe attached by hand-stitching.
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: 65 3/8 in x 56 1/4 in; 166.0525 cm x 142.875 cm
ID Number
AF*25286D
catalog number
25286D
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Designating Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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