Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Wool bunting pennant flag. Red border on the hoist edge. In the center of the flag is a blue cotton applique of two crossed swords. 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 3rd 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: 70 in x 52 in; 177.8 cm x 132.08 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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