Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps

Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with a red border around all three sides. White cotton five-point star in the center of the flag. The star is two pieces--one sewn on the front, one on the back. White cotton open-sleeve hoist is machine-stitched and has no grommets. Flag seams are machine-stitched and flat-felled; they are done with black, natural, red, and tan cotton thread. Inscription on hoist reads "3rd Brg. 2nd Div. 12 th Army Corps".
Notes from condition survey: Pole sleeve stitched closed at one end. Double thickness of red border fabric basted on with red and black fabric. Illegible ink numbers near one end of the hoist.
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (stars and heading material)
overall: 72 in x 53 in; 182.88 cm x 134.62 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
Civil War
Designating Flags
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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