Designating Flag, Headquarters, 15th Army Corps


Rectangular wool bunting flag. The flag is divided into four equal quarters: the upper hoist union is red, the upper fly union is white, the lower hoist union is yellow; the lower fly union is blue. There is a black cartridge box painted in the center of the flag. On the front flap of the box is a yellow oval with the letters "U.S." Above the cartridge box are the words "FORTY ROUNDS" painted in black letters in an arc. The hoist corners have square reinforcements. There is a yellow wool fringe around all sides except the hoist. White cotton hoist with a grommet at each end. Stamped on the hoist is an inscription that reads "15TH ARMY CORPS HEADQUARTERS." Machine-stitched with flat-felled seams.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: FlagsCivil WarRelated Event: Civil War


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25274Catalog Number: 25274Accession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (part: heading material)paint (part: applied decoration material)Measurements: overall: 64 3/4 in x 56 3/4 in; 164.465 cm x 144.145 cm


Record Id: nmah_1370776

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