Civil War Flags




 Barlow's Battery Flag 
     Summary:
This red cotton battle flag measures 51 x 37".

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 Barlow's Battery Flag, Side 2 
     Summary:
This side of the flag is inscribed TRUST IN GOD.

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 Robertson Cavaliers 
     Summary:
This red cotton flag measures 46 x 34" exclusive of 2" yellow fringe. The blue cross (faded) is 5" wide. The letters are painted, 4 1/4" high and read ROBERTSON CAVALIERS! GOD FOR THE RIGHT! The stars in clusters of three each measure 4" in diameter and the center star measures 5" in diameter.

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 Battle Flag 
     Summary:
This red banner, made of bunting, measures 44 1/2 x 46" and is the battle flag of the 46th Mississippi Infantry. The dark blue cross is 8" wide with a 1" white edge. Each star is 4 1/2" in diameter. The stars are sewn to both the obverse and reverse sides of the flag. There is a white 2 1/4" border around the flag. `

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 States' Rights Flag 
     Summary:
This flag is similar to a South Carolina State Flag. It measures 77 x 52" and is cotton with painted border and painted design. The design is a green palmetto tree with two red-edged, yellow shields. There is a yellow rattlesnake at the base of the tree and five black arrows protruding from the grass beneath the tree. The scroll is white and the black outline letters read: CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.

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 Madison Light Artillery 
     Summary:
Dark blue bunting flag measuring 39 x 33". There is a red cotton shield, 11 1/2" high by 10" wide with a 1/16" white bound edge. The white cotton letters ("M. A.") are 2 3/4" high, and the white stars each measure 1 3/4" in diameter. The 13 stars are set in a circle that is 18" in diameter.

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 Battle Flag 
     Summary:
Red bunting and cotton cambric flag measuring 49 x 49". The cross is dark blue. 4 3/4" wide with a 1/2" white edge. The thirteen stars are white and each measure 3 3/4" in diameter. The flag has a 2" wide white border. The flag was attached with three whipped eyelets, which pierce the white twill weave cotton heading measuring 2 1/4" wide.

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