Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Command, Department of the Cumberland

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a wide blue border around all three sides. In the center of the flag is a red applique of two crossed swords. A blue or black number "3" is painted on top of the crossed swords. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The hoist has an inscription on each side; one side reads "3rd Brg. 1st Div. Cavalry. Command." and the reverse side reads "R C Toy 49 N 9th St. Phila Pa." The flag has machine-stitched flat-felled panel 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)
paint (part: number "3" material)
Measurements
overall: 67 3/8 in x 45 1/2 in; 171.1325 cm x 115.57 cm
ID Number
AF.25260E
catalog number
25260E
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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