Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps

Wool bunting swallowtail flag. White field with a wide blue border around all sides except the hoist. In the center of the flag is a black cartridge box with a yellow oval/plate on the front flap. Inside the plate are the letters "U.S" (there is no period after the "S"). Contrast stitching in white outlines the cartridge box. Above the cartridge box, written in an arc, is the phrase "FORTY ROUNDS" in black letters. White hoist with no grommets and an inscription reading "2nd DIV 15th ARMY CORPS."
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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