Designating Flag, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps

Description
Pre-1863 design. Rectangular wool bunting flag. Red field with a white four-point star in the center of the flag. A black number "3" is painted in the center of the white star. White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the flag reads "3rd Div 19 Army Corps Prior to 1863." The flag is machine stitched with white cotton threads.
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 "3" material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 49 1/8 in x 47 1/4 in; 124.7775 cm x 120.015 cm
ID Number
AF.25249J
catalog number
25249J
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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