Designating Flag, 3rd Division, 8th Army Corps

Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with a large blue six-point star in the center of the flag. Reinforcement squares of fabric on both hoist corners. White cotton hoist (with hand-stitched overcast stitch) with a metal grommet at each end. Flat-felled seams are machine-stitched. Two rows of stitching on the star; the second row of stitching is done by hand. There are various points of hand-basting. Cotton thread. Inscription on hoist reads "8TH ARMY/CORPS 3RD DIVISION"/
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading material)
overall: 73 in x 56 1/2 in; 185.42 cm x 143.51 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
related event
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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