Designating Flag, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps

Description
Pre-1863 design. Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with red five-point star hand-stitched in the center of the flag. Reinforcement squares at both hoist corners. White cotton hoist with a grommet at either end. The inscription on the hoist reads "20TH ARMY/CORPS 1ST DIVISION." Flag panels have flat-felled seams that are both machine-stitched in white cotton thread and hand-stitched in red cotton thread.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
design date
before 1863
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 73 1/8 in x 55 1/2 in; 185.7375 cm x 140.97 cm
ID Number
AF*25279B
catalog number
25279B
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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