Designating Flag, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with a large red circle hand-stitched to the center of the flag. The circle is stitched with two rows of red thread. Reinforcements on both hoist corners. The white cotton hoist is hand-stitched and has a metal grommet at each end. The flag panels are machine-stitched with lengthwise flat-felled seams using undyed threads. There are many repairs on this flag, including three patches along the fly. Inscription on hoist reads "1ST ARMY/CORPS 1ST DIVISION".
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading material)
metal (grommets material)
Measurements
overall: 73 in x 56 in; 185.42 cm x 142.24 cm
ID Number
AF.25232T
catalog number
25232T
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
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Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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