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Designating Flag, 4th Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Designating Flag, 4th Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

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Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with red pie-shaped triangles forming each corner. The edges of the triangles facing the center of the flag are convex. Blue cotton applique of two crossed swords in the center of the flag. White cotton hoist with no grommets. Machine stitching; flat-felled seams. The inscription on the hoist reads "R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila CAVALRY Corps Army POTOMAC 4th Brg 3rd Div."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading and applique material)
Measurements
overall: 68 1/2 in x 50 1/2 in; 173.99 cm x 128.27 cm
ID Number
AF.25229S
catalog number
25229S
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
Civil War
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Military
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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