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

Description:

Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Red field with wide blue border on all sides except the hoist. Blue acorn in center of red field. Next to the hoist are three vertically arranged applique blue stars. Off-white cotton hoist. The flag is stitched with white thread. Machine stitching; flat-felled seams. The inscription on the hoist reads, "3rd Brg 3rd Div 14th Army Corps R.C. Toy...[illegible]."

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

Subject:

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25244AACatalog Number: 25244AAAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (part: heading material)Measurements: overall: 47 1/4 in x 50 1/4 in; 120.015 cm x 127.635 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-f90a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1363816

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