Designating Flag, Chief Quartermaster, 6th Army Corps


Wool bunting tapered swallowtail flag. Red field with two diagonally crossed blue stripes that run from either end of the hoist to the opposite end of the fly. The stripes cross at the fork in the swallowtail. Painted in the center of the flag, to the left of where the stripes cross, is a white number "6". White hoist with no grommets. Inscription on hoist reads "Ch'f Q.M. 6 Army Corps".

Location: Currently not on view

Classified: FlagsSubject: Civil WarRelated Event: Civil War


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25228CCatalog Number: 25228CAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)


Record Id: nmah_1380708

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