Designating Flag, Headquarters, 3rd Army Corps

Designating Flag, Headquarters, 3rd Army Corps

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Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a large white hand-stitched diamond in the center of the flag. A red cotton number "3" is hand-stitched to the white diamond. White cotton canvas heading with a metal grommet at either end. Flag panels and hoist are machine stitched. Flag panels have flat-felled seams. Stitched using brown, white, and undyed cotton thread. Inscription on hoist reads "3RD ARMY/CORP HEADQUARTERS".
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Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1876
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading and number applique material)
metal (grommets material)
overall: 70 1/2 in x 35 3/4 in; 179.07 cm x 90.805 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
Civil War
Centennial Exposition
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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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