Designating Flag, Quartermaster, 2nd Division, 25th Army Corps

Wool bunting tapered swallowtail flag. Blue field with two diagonal red stripes (or bends). Each bend starts at one end of the hoist, crossing at the fork, and extending to the opposite swallowtail. Offset towards the hoist is a white square applique. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The hoist has two inscriptions: one that reads "Q.M. 2nd Div 25th Army Corps" while the reverse reads "R.C. Toy 49 N. 9th Phila." The flag has flat-felled seams.
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
overall: 68 1/2 in x 36 7/16 in; 173.99 cm x 92.55125 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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