Designating Flag, 4th Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with blue triangles forming each of the three corners; the edges of the triangles facing the center of the flag are convex. Faded red crossed swords in the center of the flag. White hoist with no grommets. Inscription on hoist: "R.C. Toy 49.N.9th Phila CAVALRY Corps Army POTOMAC 4th 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*25229I
catalog number
25229I
accession number
64127
subject
Civil War
Military
Flags
Flags
Civil War
Designating Flags
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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