Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps


Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Red field with wide blue border on all sides except the hoist. Blue acorn in center of red field. Arranged vertically next to the hoist are two blue stars. Off-white cotton hoist. Tan threads. Machine stitching; flat-felled seams. The inscription on the hoist reads "3rd Div 2nd Brg 14th Army Corps R...Toy ...[illegible] Phila."

Date Made: ca 1890-1897

Maker: Robert C. Toy

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: FlagsCivil WarRelated Event: Civil War


See more items in: Military and Society: Armed Forces History, Military, Civil War, Military, Flags, Designating Flags


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25244ZCatalog Number: 25244ZAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (part: heading material)Measurements: overall: 47 3/8 in x 46 3/4 in; 120.3325 cm x 118.745 cm


Record Id: nmah_1363810

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