Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps

Description
Pre-1863 design. Rectangular wool bunting flag. Horizontal triband design. Top and bottom band are blue; the middle band is white. In the center of the middle band is a black painted number "2" cotton applique. White cotton canvas hoist without grommets. The hoist has an inscription that reads "1st Div 2nd Brg 19 Army Corps Prior to 1863." Machine stitching throughout the flag.
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)
canvas (part: heading material)
cotton (part: applique material)
Measurements
overall: 49 3/4 in x 46 1/4 in; 126.365 cm x 117.475 cm
ID Number
AF.25249C
catalog number
25249C
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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