1st Brigade, 3rd Division, VI Corps | Designating Flags | Civil War
Flag dimensions: 58" hoist X 67 1/2" fly.
Flag dimensions: 52" hoist X 58 1/2" fly.
These triangular-shaped wool designating flags with appliquéd blue wool VI Corps badges generally adheres to General Orders No 53, dated May 12, 1863. One of the two flags depicted here includes a piece of cotton at the tip, added at an unknown date, to compensate for losses. Brigade commanders included, among others, Brigadier General Alexander Shaler from June-December 1863.