Designating Flag, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. Blue field with a cotton black cartridge box in the center of the flag. The cartridge box is outlined in white contrast stitching. On the front flap of the cartridge box is a yellow wool oval with the letters "U.S" painted in black. Above the cartridge box, written in an arc, is the phrase "FORTY ROUNDS" in white letters. White cotton hoist with no grommets. Stamped on the hoist is the inscription "3rd 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)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 66 1/8 in x 57 5/8 in; 167.9575 cm x 146.3675 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25245L
catalog number
25245L
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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