Designating Flag, 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. Blue field with a large white six-point star insert in the center of the flag. Reinforcement squares of fabric on each hoist corner. White heading has a metal grommet at each end. Flag has flat-felled machine-stitched seams. On the insert, there are two rows of stitching on the flat-felled seam; one row is machine-stitched and the other is hand-stitched. Inscription on hoist reads "8TH ARMY/CORPS 2ND DIVISION".
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
metal (grommets material)
Measurements
overall: 68 7/8 in x 55 7/8 in; 174.9425 cm x 141.9225 cm
ID Number
AF.25269C
catalog number
25269C
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

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