Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps

Description
Pre-1863 design. Rectangular wool bunting flag. Horizontal triband design. The top and bottom band are blue; the middle band is white. In the center of the white band is a black cotton number "2" applique. White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "3rd Div 2nd Brig 19 Army Corps Prior to 1863." The flag is machine-stitched with white cotton thread.
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)
cotton (part: number "2" material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 45 1/4 in x 49 7/8 in; 114.935 cm x 126.6825 cm
ID Number
AF.25249L
catalog number
25249L
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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