Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Command, Department of the Cumberland

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a blue border on the hoist edge. In the center of the flag is a red applique of two crossed swords. A blue (or possibly black) number "2" is painted on top of the crossed swords. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "2nd Brg. 1st Div. Cavalry. Command." The flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled panel seams.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
paint (part: number "2" material)
Measurements
overall: 76 1/2 in x 49 1/8 in; 194.31 cm x 124.7775 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25260D
catalog number
25260D
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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