Designating Flag, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with a blue five-point star applique hand-stitched into the middle of the flag. Reinforcement squares at each hoist corner. White cotton hoist with a grommet at either end. The inscription on the hoist reads "20TH ARMY/CORPS 3RD DIVISION." The flag panels have flat-felled seams; seams done in white cotton thread are machine-stitched while seams in navy cotton thread are hand-stitched.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
cotton (part: thread material)
Measurements
overall: 74 in x 57 in; 187.96 cm x 144.78 cm
ID Number
AF*25279E
catalog number
25279E
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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