Designating Flag, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps

Description
Pre-1863 design. Rectangular wool bunting flag. Red field with a white four-pointed star in the center of the flag. The number "1" is painted in black in the center of the star. White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Div 19 Army Corps [illegible]." The flag is machine stitched.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1897
design date
before 1863
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
paint (part: number "1" material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 47 1/4 in x 48 3/4 in; 120.015 cm x 123.825 cm
ID Number
AF.25249A
catalog number
25249A
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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