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

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with a red border at the hoist edge. White cotton applique of two crossed swords in the center of the flag. White cotton hoist with no grommets. Machine stitching; flat-felled seams. The inscription on the hoist reads "R C Toy 49. N 9th Phila CAVALRY Corps Army POTOMAC 2nd Brg 2nd Div."
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 (heading and applique material)
Measurements
overall: 70 3/8 in x 54 1/8 in; 178.7525 cm x 137.4775 cm
ID Number
AF.25229L
catalog number
25229L
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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