Designating Flag, Headquarters, 20th Army Corps, Department of the Cumberland

Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a white cross bottony in the center of the flag. A red number "20" is painted in the center of the cross. White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "Head Quarters 20 Army Corps Dept. of Cumberland." The flag is machine-stitched with white cotton thread.
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
overall: 83 1/2 in x 48 1/4 in; 212.09 cm x 122.555 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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