Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Department of the Cumberland


Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a red border at the hoist edge. In the center of the flag is a red five-point star. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Div 2nd Brg 20 Army Corps Dept. of/Cumberland R.C. Toy 49 N 9th Phila." The flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled seams using white cotton thread.

Date Made: 1890-1897

Maker: Robert C. Toy

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Related Event: Civil War

Subject: Flags, Civil War

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


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25250UCatalog Number: 25250UAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (part: heading material)Measurements: overall: 65 1/8 in x 67 3/8 in; 165.4175 cm x 171.1325 cm


Record Id: nmah_1374717

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