Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps

Description:

Pre-1863 design. Rectangular wool bunting flag. Horizontal triband design. Top and bottom band are blue; the middle band is white. In the center of the middle band is a black painted number "2" cotton applique. White cotton canvas hoist without grommets. The hoist has an inscription that reads "1st Div 2nd Brg 19 Army Corps Prior to 1863." Machine stitching throughout the flag.

Date Made: 1890-1897Design Date: before 1863

Maker: Robert C. Toy

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: FlagsCivil WarRelated Event: Civil War

Subject:

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

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25249CCatalog Number: 25249CAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)canvas (part: heading material)cotton (part: applique material)Measurements: overall: 49 3/4 in x 46 1/4 in; 126.365 cm x 117.475 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-10a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1373086

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