Designating Flag, Chief Quartermaster, 8th Army Corps

Designating Flag, Chief Quartermaster, 8th Army Corps

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Wool bunting tapered swallowtail flag. Red field with two diagonally crossed stripes. Each stripe runs from one 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 the cross in the stripes, is a white number "8". White hoist with no grommets. Inscription on hoist reads "Ch'f Q. M. 8 Army Corps".
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
paint (number "8" material)
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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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