Designating Flag, Headquarters, 3rd Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a white diamond in the center of the flag. A red number "3" is painted on the white diamond. White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. Machine-stitched with undyed, white, brown, and blue cotton thread. Hand-stitching at the tail ends of the fly. Inscription on hoist reads "Head Quarters 3rd Army Corps".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (heading material)
Measurements
overall: 72 3/4 in x 35 7/8 in; 184.785 cm x 91.1225 cm
ID Number
AF*25234A
catalog number
25234A
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Military
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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