Designating Flag, 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps


Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with yellow fringe around all sides except the hoist. A black cartridge box is painted in the center of the flag. On the front flap of the box is a yellow oval with the letters "U.S." in black. Above the cartridge box is the phrase "FORTY ROUNDS" painted in an arc of black letters. Reinforcement squares at both hoist corners. White cotton hoist with a grommet at either end. Stamped on the hoist is the inscription "15TH ARMY/CORPS 2ND DIVISION." Three panel construction; machine-stitched with flat-felled seams using white cotton thread.

Location: Currently not on view

Related Event: Civil War

Subject: Flags, Civil War

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25245TCatalog Number: 25245TAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (part: heading material)paint (part: applied decoration material)Measurements: overall: 68 3/8 in x 59 in; 173.6725 cm x 149.86 cm


Record Id: nmah_1370767

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