Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 21st Army Corps

Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 21st Army Corps

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Rectangular wool bunting flag. Horizontal tricolor design is red on top, white in middle, and blue on the bottom. In the white band next to the hoist edge is a black five-point star applique inscribed with a white number "1". White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Brg 1st Div 21st Army Corps." The flag is machine-stitched. Tabs and edges of flag hand-stitched.
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
broadcloth (applique material)
canvas (heading material)
overall: 73 1/2 in x 43 3/8 in; 186.69 cm x 110.1725 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
Civil War
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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