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

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

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Red border around all three sides. 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 "RC Toy 49 N 9th Phila CAVALRY Corps Army POTOMAC 3rd Brg 3rd 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: 68 3/8 in x 50 3/8 in; 173.6725 cm x 127.9525 cm
ID Number
AF.25229R
catalog number
25229R
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History