Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps

Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with a red border on the hoist edge. White cotton five-point star in the center of the flag. The star is two pieces sandwiched between the blue body fabric. White cotton hoist is machine-stitched with an open sleeve; it has no grommets. Inscription on hoist reads "2nd Brg. 2nd Div. 12 th Army Corps". Machine-stitched flat-felled seams done in black, natural, and tan cotton thread. Hand-sewn whipstitch at fly to close seam.
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (insert and heading material)
overall: 73 1/4 in x 55 3/4 in; 186.055 cm x 141.605 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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