Designating Flag, Headquarters, 19th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field. In the center of the flag is a white fan-leaved cross with an octagonal center (similar to a Maltese cross). In the center of the cross is a red cotton number "19" applique. The cross and the number are hand-stitched using running stitches. There are squares of reinforcement fabric at both hoist corners. White cotton canvas hoist with a metal grommet at each end. The inscription on the hoist reads "19TH ARMY/CORPS HEADQUARTERS." Flag panels are machine-stitched.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 70 1/2 in x 36 1/2 in; 179.07 cm x 92.71 cm
ID Number
AF*25278A
catalog number
25278A
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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