Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Department of West Virginia


Wool bunting pennant flag. Red field with a white border around all three sides. Eagle painted in the center of the flag with white pigment paint. The eagle is in flight, facing the hoist of the flag, and has an olive branch and three arrows in its talons. White hoist with no grommets. There is an inscription on both sides of the hoist; the mark on the front reads "3rd Brg 1st Div Dept. of West Va" while the reverse reads "R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila."

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


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25261GCatalog Number: 25261GAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)


Record Id: nmah_1377651

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