Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 21st Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. Horizontal tricolor design is red on top, white in middle, and blue on the bottom. In both the red and blue bands there is a black five-point star applique with the number "1" painted in white on each star. White cotton hoist with hand-sewn tabs. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Brg 2nd Div 21st Army Corps." The flag has flat-felled machine-stitched 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)
cotton (heading material)
Measurements
overall: 73 3/8 in x 44 1/2 in; 186.3725 cm x 113.03 cm
ID Number
AF.25251G
catalog number
25251G
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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