Designating Flag, Headquarters, 24th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a white heart applique in the center of the flag. The number "24" appears to be painted, stamped, or stenciled in red onto the center of the white heart. White canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "Headquarters, 21 Army Corps." The flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled seams. Some hand stitching at the swallowtails.
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: 70 3/4 in x 36 1/4 in; 179.705 cm x 92.075 cm
ID Number
AF.25254A
catalog number
25254A
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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