Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Department of West Virginia

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a blue border on the hoist edge. In the center of the flag an eagle, in flight, is stenciled in black pigment paint. The eagle faces the hoist and is clutching an olive branch and three arrows in its talons. White hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Brg 2nd Div Dept of West Va."
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)
paint (eagle material)
ID Number
AF*25261I
catalog number
25261I
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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