Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Department of West Virginia


Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a blue border around all sides except for the hoist. In the center of the flag is an eagle, in flight, with an olive branch and three arrows in its talons. The eagle is painted in black pigment. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the front of the hoist reads "2nd Brg 2nd Div Dept. of West Va." The inscription on 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

Related Event: Civil War

Subject: Flags, Civil War

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25261JCatalog Number: 25261JAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (heading material)paint (eagle material)Measurements: overall: 63 in x 45 in; 160.02 cm x 114.3 cm


Record Id: nmah_1377679

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