Designating Flag, 4th Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Description:

Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with red pie-shaped triangles forming each corner. The edges of the triangles facing the center of the flag are convex. Blue cotton applique of two crossed swords in the center of the flag. White cotton hoist with no grommets. Machine stitching; flat-felled seams. The inscription on the hoist reads "R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila CAVALRY Corps Army POTOMAC 4th Brg 3rd Div."

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:

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.25229SCatalog Number: 25229SAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (heading and applique material)Measurements: overall: 68 1/2 in x 50 1/2 in; 173.99 cm x 128.27 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-e7c4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1377304

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