Designating Flag, 4th Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps

Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with red pie-shaped triangles in each corner. The edges of the triangles facing the center of the flag are convex. Blue circle in the center of the flag. White cotton open sleeve heading is machine-stitched and does not have grommets. Flag seams are flat-felled and machine-stitched with undyed, red, and black cotton thread. Hand-sewn whipstitch at the tip of the fly to finish the seam. Inscription on hoist reads "4th Brg. 3rd Div'n 1st Army Corps".
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading material)
overall: 71 1/4 in x 61 1/2 in; 180.975 cm x 156.21 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
related event
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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