Designating Flag, Artillery Brigade, Department of West Virginia

Designating Flag, Artillery Brigade, Department of West Virginia

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Wool bunting pennant flag. Flag is divided in half down horizontal median; the top half is red and the bottom half is blue. In the center of the flag is an eagle in flight, facing the hoist, with two olive branches and three arrows in its claws. The eagle appears to be stenciled on in white paint. White hoist with no grommets. There is an inscription on each side of the hoist; one side reads "Brg/Art'y Dept of West V[illegible]" while the reverse reads "RC Toy 49 N 9th Phila."
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Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
paint (eagle material)
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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