Designating Flag, 3rd Division, 21st Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. Horizontal tricolor design; the top band is red, the middle band is white, and the bottom band is blue. In each band, next to the hoist edge of the flag, is a black five-point star applique. White cotton canvas hoist with an inscription that reads "3rd Div 21st Army Corps." The flag has machine-stitched seams and hand-stitched edges.
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 (heading material)
cotton (appliques material)
Measurements
overall: 72 3/4 in x 44 1/4 in; 184.785 cm x 112.395 cm
ID Number
AF.25251J
catalog number
25251J
accession number
64127
Credit Line
U.S. War Department
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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