Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Yellow field with a wide red border around all sides except the hoist. In the center of the flag is a black cotton cartridge box with a yellow wool oval on the front flap. Painted in the oval are the letters "U.S" in black. White contrast stitching outlines the cartridge box. Above the cartridge box, written in an arc, is the phrase "FORTY ROUNDS" painted in black letters. White cotton hoist with no grommets.
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)
paint (part: lettering material)
Measurements
overall: 61 7/8 in x 48 1/4 in; 157.1625 cm x 122.555 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25245Q
catalog number
25245Q
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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