Designating Flag, Separate Brigade, Department of West Virginia

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Dark green field with a white border at the hoist edge. 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 is stenciled in white paint. White hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "Separate Brg Dept. of. West Va."
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*25261C
catalog number
25261C
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Designating Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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