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

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 68 1/2 in x 36 7/16 in; 173.99 cm x 92.55125 cm
ID Number
AF.25255D
catalog number
25255D
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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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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