Designating Flag, Artillery Brigade, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Red field with a white cotton double applique of crossed swords in the center of the flag. White cotton hoist with no grommets. Flag is machine-stitched; flat-felled seams join upper to lower ground fabric. Inscription on hoist: "R C Toy 49 N. 9th Phila CAVALRY Corps Army of Potomac Brg / Arty".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (applique and heading material)
Measurements
overall: 67 1/2 in x 50 3/8 in; 171.45 cm x 127.9525 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25229B
catalog number
25229B
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Military
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Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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