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

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a red border around all three sides. In the center of the flag is a blue applique of two crossed swords. The number "3" is stenciled on top of the crossed swords in red paint. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "3rd Brg. 3rd Div. Cavalry. Command." Machine stitching; 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: 69 in x 48 1/4 in; 175.26 cm x 122.555 cm
ID Number
AF*25260M
catalog number
25260M
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
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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