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Designating Flag, Headquarters, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Designating Flag, Headquarters, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

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Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a white cotton applique of two crossed swords in the center of the flag. A red cotton applique of the letter "C" sits over the right sword and is surmounted by the left sword. Reinforcement squares at either hoist corner. White cotton hoist with a metal grommet at either end. The inscription on the hoist reads "CAVALRY HEAD QUARTERS." The flag is machine-stitched.
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (applique material)
overall: 70 7/8 in x 36 1/4 in; 180.0225 cm x 92.075 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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