Designating Flag, Separate Brigade, Department of West Virginia

Description:

Wool bunting pennant flag. Dark green field with a white border at the hoist edge. In the center of the flag is an eagle in flight, facing the hoist, with two olive branches and three arrows in its claws. The eagle is stenciled in white paint. White hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "Separate Brg Dept. of. West Va."

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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Exhibition:

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25261CCatalog Number: 25261CAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)paint (eagle material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-053c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1377636

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