Designating Flag, Headquarters, 19th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a white fan-leaved cross with an octagonal center. Painted in the center of the cross is a red number "19". White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "Headquarters 19 th Army Corps." The flag is machine-stitched flag panels and applique.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
paint (part: number "19" material)
Measurements
overall: 74 in x 36 3/4 in; 187.96 cm x 93.345 cm
ID Number
AF*25249R
catalog number
25249R
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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