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

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with red border at the hoist edge. In the center of the flag is a white applique of two crossed swords. A number "2" is stenciled on top of the crossed swords in red pigment paint. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "2nd Brg. 2nd 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: 75 3/8 in x 51 in; 191.4525 cm x 129.54 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25260H
catalog number
25260H
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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