Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a blue Maltese cross in the center of the flag. The white cotton hoist does not have grommets; there is a blue thread that runs the length of the heading. Machine-stitched. Inscriptions on hoist read "R.C. Toy No. 47 N 9th Phila" and "1st Brg. 3rd Div'n 5 Army Corps".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading material)
Measurements
overall: 73 in x 53 1/4 in; 185.42 cm x 135.255 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25266F
catalog number
25266F
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Designating Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
event
Civil War
See more items in
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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