Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps

Description
Pre-1863 design. Rectangular wool bunting horizontal triband flag. The bottom and top bands are blue; the middle band is white. In the center of the middle band is a cotton black number "1" applique. White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Div 1st Brg 19 Army Corps Prior to 1863." The flag is machine stitched.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
cotton (part: applique material)
Measurements
overall: 50 1/4 in x 44 3/4 in; 127.635 cm x 113.665 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25249B
catalog number
AF*25249B
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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