Designating Flag, Headquarters, 3rd Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a large white hand-stitched diamond in the center of the flag. A red cotton number "3" is hand-stitched to the white diamond. White cotton canvas heading with a metal grommet at either end. Flag panels and hoist are machine stitched. Flag panels have flat-felled seams. Stitched using brown, white, and undyed cotton thread. Inscription on hoist reads "3RD ARMY/CORP HEADQUARTERS".
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1876
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading and number applique material)
metal (grommets material)
Measurements
overall: 70 1/2 in x 35 3/4 in; 179.07 cm x 90.805 cm
ID Number
AF*25264A
catalog number
25264A
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
Centennial Exposition
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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