Designating Flag, Chief Quartermaster, 24th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting tapered swallowtail flag. Red field with a white cotton number "24" applique. The "4" of the applique is backwards. Two diagonal blue stripes, or bends, run the hoist to the end of each tail, crossing where the swallowtail forks. White hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "R.C. Toy 49 N. 9th Phila 24 Army Corps Chief Q.M." The flag is machine-stitched with white 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 (thread material)
Measurements
overall: 59 in x 46 in; 149.86 cm x 116.84 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25254C
catalog number
25254C
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Designating Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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