Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with wide red border around all sides except the hoist. Two applique red stars, one on top of the other, next to the hoist. Next to the stars, in the center of the flag, is a red acorn. White cotton hoist. Machine stitching; flat-felled seams. White threads. The inscription on the heading reads "1st Div 2nd Brg 14th Army Corps R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 47 1/2 in x 46 in; 120.65 cm x 116.84 cm
ID Number
AF.25244R
catalog number
25244R
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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