General Orders No. 9, 1864, War Department
The Hospital and Ambulance Flags of the Army are established as follows: For General Hospitals, yellow bunting 9 by 5 feet, with the letter H, 34 inches long, of green bunting, in centre.
For Post and Field Hospitals, yellow bunting 6 by 4 feet, with letter H, 24 inches long, of green bunting, in centre.
For ambulances and guidons to mark the way to Field Hospitals, yellow bunting 14 by 28 inches, with a border, one inch deep, of green.
Adjutant General's Office, Washington, January 4, 1864.
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