Designating Flag, Headquarters, 17th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with yellow fringe around all edges of the flag except for the hoist. In the center of the flag is a white horizontal arrow pointing toward the fly. White canvas hoist with an inscription that reads "17 Army Corps Headquarters." Machine-stitched with flat-felled seams.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 72 in x 41 in; 182.88 cm x 104.14 cm
ID Number
AF*25247A
catalog number
25247A
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
Designating Flags
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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