Designating Flag, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Department of the Cumberland

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. Red field with a dark green five-point star in the center of the flag. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "4th Div 20th Army Corps Dept. of/Cumberland R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila." The flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled seams using gold-colored 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: 74 in x 75 in; 187.96 cm x 190.5 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25250EE
catalog number
25250EE
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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