Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 4th 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 machine-sewn black number "1" applique. White canvas hoist with an inscription that reads "4th Div 1st Brg 19 Army Corps Prior to 1863." The flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled seams using white cotton thread.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
1890-1897
design date
before 1863
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 49 3/4 in x 46 in; 126.365 cm x 116.84 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25249O
catalog number
25249O
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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