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Designating Flag, Chief Quartermaster, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Designating Flag, Chief Quartermaster, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

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Wool bunting tapered swallowtail flag. White field with a blue crossed sword applique in the center of the flag. Surmounting the swords is a red letter "C." White hoist with no grommets. Inscription on hoist: "R.C. Toy 49 N. 9th Phila CAVALRY Corps Army [illegible] BrgChief Q.M. 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)
ID Number
AF.25229C
catalog number
25229C
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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