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Designating Flag, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Designating Flag, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

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Rectangular wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a red applique of two crossed swords hand-stitched to the center of both sides of the flag. Reinforcement squares at both hoist corners. White hoist is machine- and hand-stitched and has a metal grommet at either end. The inscription on the hoist reads "CAVALRY 1ST DIVISION." The flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled panel seams.
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading and applique material)
overall: 73 1/2 in x 56 in; 186.69 cm x 142.24 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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