Designating Flag, Headquarters, 21st Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. Horizontal tricolor design is red on top, white in middle, and blue on the bottom. Two inch gold fringe is machine sewn onto all sides of the flag except for the hoist. In the center of the white band is a painted black (or brown--very faded) eagle with a shield on its breast. The number "21" is inscribed in the shield. White canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "Headquarters 21st Army Corps." The flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled seams.
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)
Measurements
overall: 74 in x 47 in; 187.96 cm x 119.38 cm
ID Number
AF.25251A
catalog number
25251A
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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