Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with an orange (or faded red) cotton applique of two crossed swords in the center of the flag. On the hoist edge of the flag is a wide blue border. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "[illegible] Phila CAVALRY Corps Army POTOMAC 2nd Brg 1st Div." Machine stitching; 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 (heading material)
cotton (applique material)
Measurements
overall: 68 7/8 in x 53 in; 174.9425 cm x 134.62 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25229F
catalog number
25229F
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Military
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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