Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Yellow field with a wide white border around all sides except the hoist. In the center of the flag is a black cotton cartridge box with a wool oval on the front flap. Painted in the oval are the letters "U.S" in black. White 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. Flat-felled seams.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading and motif material)
paint (part: lettering material)
Measurements
overall: 62 7/8 in x 49 3/8 in; 159.7025 cm x 125.4125 cm
ID Number
AF.25245R
catalog number
25245R
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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