Designating Flag, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. Blue field with faded yellow fringe on all edges except for the hoist. In the center of the flag is red horizontal arrow applique; the arrow points toward the hoist of the flag. There is a reinforcement square of fabric at the bottom hoist corner. White canvas hoist with a metal grommet at each end. The inscription on the hoist reads "17TH ARMY/CORPS 1ST DIVISION." The fringe and applique are hand-stitched using running stitches. The flag panels are machine stitched.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 49 in x 44 1/2 in; 124.46 cm x 113.03 cm
ID Number
AF*25276B
catalog number
25276B
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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