Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps

Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps

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Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Yellow field with a wide blue border around all sides except the hoist. In the center of the flag is a black cotton cartridge box with a yellow oval on the front flap. In the oval are the letters "U.S" in black. White stitching outlines the cartridge box. Above the cartridge box, written in an arc, is the phrase "FORTY ROUNDS" painted in black letters. White cotton heading with no grommets. Machine-stitched with flat-felled seams using cotton thread.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
1890-1897
maker
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)
Measurements
overall: 62 7/8 in x 48 5/8 in; 159.7025 cm x 123.5075 cm
ID Number
AF.25245S
catalog number
25245S
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
Civil War
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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