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

Description
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".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
ID Number
AF*25235A
catalog number
25235A
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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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