Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with red crossed swords in the center of the flag (the red has faded and now appears orange). Blue border around all three sides of the flag. White hoist with no grommets. Inscription on hoist: "R. C. Toy 49 N 9th Phila CAVALRY Corps Army POTOMAC 3rd Brg 1st Div".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25229H
catalog number
25229H
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Civil War
Military
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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