Designating Flag, 1st Division, 1st Veteran Army Corps

Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with a red design painted in the center of the flag. The design is a circle with seven fan-leaf shapes radiating from the circle; the edges or these radiating leaves are ridged. In between each of these leaves is a red spear. A green laurel leaf is painted in the center of the red circle. Reinforcement squares at each hoist corner. White cotton hoist with a brass grommet at either end. The inscription on the hoist reads "1ST VETERAN 1ST DIVISION." Machine-stitched seams.
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
paint (insignia material)
cotton (heading material)
overall: 74 in x 56 1/2 in; 187.96 cm x 143.51 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Designating Flags
Civil War
Civil War
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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