Designating Flag, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac


Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with a blue cotton applique of two crossed swords hand-stitched to the center of the flag. White cotton hoist with a metal grommet at either end. The inscription on the hoist reads "CAVALRY 3RD DIVISION." The flag panels are 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.25286FCatalog Number: 25286FAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (heading and applique material)


Record Id: nmah_1377565

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