Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Department of West Virginia

Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Department of West Virginia

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Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Red field with a white border around all three sides. Eagle painted in the center of the flag with white pigment paint. The eagle is in flight, facing the hoist of the flag, and has an olive branch and three arrows in its talons. White hoist with no grommets. There is an inscription on both sides of the hoist; the mark on the front reads "3rd Brg 1st Div Dept. of West Va" while the reverse reads "R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila."
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)
ID Number
AF.25261G
catalog number
25261G
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
Civil War
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
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Military
Designating Flags
Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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