Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Command, Department of the Cumberland

Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with a wide red border around all three sides. In the center of the flag is a white applique of two crossed swords. A number "3" is stenciled on top of the swords in red pigment paint. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "3rd Brg. 2nd Div. Cavalry. Command." The flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled panel 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)
paint (part: heading material)
overall: 67 7/8 in x 47 1/4 in; 172.4025 cm x 120.015 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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