Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. White field with a wide yellow 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 heading with no grommets. Stamped on the hoist is the following: "3rd Brg 2nd Div 15th Army Corps."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25245K
catalog number
25245K
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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