Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Department of the Cumberland

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a red border around all three sides. In the center of the flag is a red five-point star. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Div 3rd Brg 20 Army Corps Dept. of /Cumberland R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila." 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
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 69 1/2 in x 67 1/4 in; 176.53 cm x 170.815 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25250V
catalog number
25250V
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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