Designating Flag, 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with red pie-shaped triangles in each corner. The edges of the triangles facing the center of the flag are convex. White cotton applique of two crossed swords in the center of the flag. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila CAVALRY Corps Army POTOMAC 4th Brg 2nd Div."
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 and applique material)
Measurements
overall: 66 7/8 in x 48 1/2 in; 169.8625 cm x 123.19 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25229N
catalog number
25229N
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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