Designating Flag, Chief Quartermaster, 5th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting tapered swallowtail flag. Blue field with two diagonally crossed white stripes that run from either end of the hoist to the opposite end of the fly. The stripes cross at the fork in the swallowtail. In the center of the flag, to the left of where the stripes cross, is a number "5" painted in red. The flag's hoist is white and does not have grommets. Inscription on hoist reads "Ch'f Q. M. 5 Army Corps".
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
ID Number
AF.25266E
catalog number
25266E
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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