Designating Flag, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps

Rectangular wool bunting flag. Blue field with a white five-point star hand-stitched in the center of the flag. White cotton hoist with a grommet at either end. The inscription on the hoist reads "20TH ARMY/CORPS 2ND DIVISION." The flag has flat-felled seams; the seams stitched with gold thread are machine-sewn and the ones stitched with white thread are hand-sewn.
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
design date
after 1863
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
overall: 72 1/4 in x 54 3/4 in; 183.515 cm x 139.065 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
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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