Designating Flag, Chief Quartermaster, 24th Army Corps

Description:

Wool bunting tapered swallowtail flag. Red field with a white cotton number "24" applique. The "4" of the applique is backwards. Two diagonal blue stripes, or bends, run the hoist to the end of each tail, crossing where the swallowtail forks. White hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "R.C. Toy 49 N. 9th Phila 24 Army Corps Chief Q.M." The flag is machine-stitched with white cotton thread.

Date Made: 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.25254CCatalog Number: 25254CAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (thread material)Measurements: overall: 59 in x 46 in; 149.86 cm x 116.84 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-dcb8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1376168

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