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

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Red field with wide white border around all edges except the hoist. White acorn in center of field. To the viewer's left of the acorn, near the hoist, are two vertically arranged white cotton stars. White cotton hoist. Machine stitching. White threads. The inscription on the hoist reads "2nd Div 2nd Brg 14th Army Corps R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: stars material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 46 in x 46 3/4 in; 116.84 cm x 118.745 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25244V
catalog number
25244V
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
Designating Flags
event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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