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Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps

Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps

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Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with a wide white border around all sides except for the hoist. In the center of the flag is a black cotton cartridge box with a yellow wool oval on the front flap. Painted in the oval are the letters "U.S" in black. White contrast stitching outlines the cartridge box. Above the cartridge box, written in an arc, is the phrase "FORTY ROUNDS" painted in white letters. Flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled seams using white cotton thread. White cotton heading with no grommets.
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Object Name
flag, designating
date made
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
cotton (part: cartridge box material)
paint (part: lettering material)
overall: 62 1/4 in x 50 in; 158.115 cm x 127 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
Civil War
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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