Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Department of West Virginia

Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Department of West Virginia

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Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a blue border around all sides except for the hoist. In the center of the flag is an eagle, in flight, with an olive branch and three arrows in its talons. The eagle is painted in black pigment. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the front of the hoist reads "2nd Brg 2nd Div Dept. of West Va." The inscription on the reverse reads "R.C. 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)
cotton (heading material)
paint (eagle material)
overall: 63 in x 45 in; 160.02 cm x 114.3 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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