Designating Flag, Chief Quartermaster, 19th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting tapered swallowtail flag. Red field with two blue crossed stripes; the stripes cross at the fork in the swallowtail. Between the hoist and where the stripes cross is a white cotton number "19" applique. White cotton canvas hoist with an inscription that reads "[illegible] N 9th Phila 19th Army Corps Chief Q.M." Machine stitching.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: applique material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 61 in x 47 3/4 in; 154.94 cm x 121.285 cm
ID Number
AF*25249T
catalog number
25249T
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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