Designating Flag, Headquarters, 24th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a white heart applique hand- and machine-stitched in the center of the flag. The heart is pieced at the bottom point. Applied to the heart is a hand-stitched, red number "24" applique. Reinforcement squares of fabric at each hoist corner. White canvas hoist is hand- and machine-stitched; heading has a metal grommet at either end. The inscription on the hoist reads "24TH ARMY/CORPS HEAD QUARTERS." The flag panels have flat-felled, machine-stitched seams and hand-overcast stitches.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 71 in x 36 1/2 in; 180.34 cm x 92.71 cm
ID Number
AF*25282A
catalog number
25282A
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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