Designating Flag, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. Yellow field with a black cartridge box in the center of the flag. On the front flap of the cartridge box is a yellow oval with the letters "U.S" in the center. White stitching outlines the cartridge box. Above the cartridge box is the phrase "FORTY ROUNDS" written in an arc of black letters. White cotton hoist with no grommets. Stamped on the hoist is the inscription "4th Div 15 Army Corps." Machine-stitching. The letters on the flag are most likely painted on.
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: 67 1/2 in x 58 in; 171.45 cm x 147.32 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25245P
catalog number
25245P
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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