Designating Flag, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field. In the center of the flag is a red fan-leaved cross with an octagonal center (resembles a Maltese cross). White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Div. 19th Army Corps R C Toy 49.N 9th Phila." Machine stitching.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
wool (part: applique material)
Measurements
overall: 72 3/4 in x 56 1/4 in; 184.785 cm x 142.875 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25249U
catalog number
25249U
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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