Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 22nd Army Corps

Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a red border at the hoist edge. In the center of the flag is a blue pentagonal cross. White cotton heading is machine-stitched and open sleeve. Hoist has no grommets. Flag seams are machine-stitched with flat-felled seams. Inscription on hoist reads "R.C. Toy 49 N 9th Phila 22 Army Corps 2nd Brg 3rd Div".
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading material)
overall: 70 1/4 in x 52 1/4 in; 178.435 cm x 132.715 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Enter the characters shown in the image.