Designating Flag, Artillery Brigade, Department of West Virginia

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Flag is divided in half down horizontal median; the top half is red and the bottom half is blue. In the center of the flag is an eagle in flight, facing the hoist, with two olive branches and three arrows in its claws. The eagle appears to be stenciled on in white paint. White hoist with no grommets. There is an inscription on each side of the hoist; one side reads "Brg/Art'y Dept of West V[illegible]" while the reverse reads "RC Toy 49 N 9th Phila."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
paint (eagle material)
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25261B
catalog number
25261B
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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