Designating Flag, Headquarters, 18th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a white cotton cross bottony in the center of the flag. In the center of the cross is a red cotton number "18". White cotton hoist with a grommet at each end. An inscription on the hoist reads "18TH ARMY/CORPS HEAD QUARTERS." Machine and hand stitching; flat-felled seams.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: applique material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 70 3/4 in x 39 3/4 in; 179.705 cm x 100.965 cm
ID Number
AF.25277A
catalog number
25277A
accession number
64127
Credit Line
U.S. War Department
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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