Designating Flag, Headquarters, 4th Army Corps, Department of the Cumberland

Rectangular wool bunting flag. Red and white stripes (7 red and 6 white) with a blue union in the upper hoist corner. In the union are 36 white stars arranged in 5 arcs (8 stars in top arc, then 7 stars, then 8, then 7, then the bottom row has 6 stars). Below the stars, but still on the union, is a gold/brown spread eagle with three arrows and an olive branch in its talons. White hoist with no grommets. Inscription on hoist reads "Head Quarters Dept of Cumberland".
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
Civil War
Designating Flags
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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