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
Object Name
flag, designating
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
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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