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

Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with a white cotton applique of two crossed swords in the center of the flag. White cotton hoist with no grommets. Machine stitching; flat-felled panel seams. The inscription on the hoist reads "R.C. Toy 49 N 9th Phila. CAVALRY Corps Army POTOMAC 1st Brg 2nd Div."
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading and applique material)
overall: 68 in x 51 1/4 in; 172.72 cm x 130.175 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
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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