Civil war flags : the battle flag preservation project is sponsored by the new york state military museum, administered by the new york state division of military and naval affairs, and is responsible for the care and interpretation of the new york state battle flag collection a group of over 1,850 military flags dating from the war of 1812 to the present. See also: civil war captured flags 28th virginia civil war captured flags - chattanooga campaign confederate flags treasury guard flags at lincoln's assassination. American civil war flags & gifts the american civil war was a time of deeply divided ideals and beliefs among the people in the united states of america the civil war began in april 1861 and officially ended may 10, 1865.
These flags of our country can be a great educational tool, since historic flags reflect the state of our nation when each design was created the primary flags of the american revolution and the civil war eras are represented in this collection of historic flags. We offer a full range of historic american flags, including all the versions of old glory from 13 to 49 stars, the gadsden flag, the union civil war flag and various confederate flags most of our historical flags are proudly made in the united states. Governor john k tener speaking in front of the capitol, flag day 1914 picture title veteran bearers and colors of the 143rd pa vols at harrisburg on flag day, 1914. Our union civil war flags are accurate reproductions of flags used by union forces during the civil war the union flags are printed or sewn on nylon fabric.
Civil war flags were a carnival of sizes, shapes, designs and colors the primary union civil war flags were the unites states flag, known as the stars and stripes, and the regimental colors the latter was a dark blue cloth, usually with gold fringe stars for each state appeared at the top, above . Museum grade reproductions of american civil war, revolutionary war, british, french, and other historical military flags located in gaithersburg, md dupage military flag co. Information and articles about union flags, a civil war flag from the the american civil war 33 star us flag 36 star us flag second kansas cavalry regimental flag the united states flag—the red, white and blue standard—flying above ranks of blue-clad troops, changed little during the course of the civil war, 1861–1865. Americanflagscom carries a wide variety of high-quality authentic civil war flags and other historic flags.
Flags of the war between the states, the 1st confederate battle flag the star and bars, 2nd confederate battle flag also know as the stainless banner and the 3rd confederate battle flag called the blood stained banner. A significant part of the nys military museum‘s permanent collection is a group of nearly 2,000 flags dating from the war of 1812 to the present included in this nationally significant collection is the largest collection of state civil war battle flags in the country. Historical flags of our ancestors contains pictures, brief descriptions and histories of hundreds of historical flags.
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Civil war flags were the symbols of the men who fought in the american civil war these flags carry with them the greatest stories of the war. Civil war era flags following the election of abraham lincoln as president of the united states in november 1860, south carolina passed an ordinance of secession relinquishing its allegiance to the union. Travis henline, site manager for west virginia independence hall, talks about the significance of the 13 flags in the civil war flags exhibit, which are.
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Civil war flags were an important symbol on every battlefield not only during the american civil war but during pretty much all wars the flags main duty was to serve as a rallying point for troops on the battlefield. Civil war flags identified political sympathies and were essential in the chaos of the battlefields. Learn more about flags of the civil war the american battlefield trust and our members have saved more than 50,000 acres in 24 states.