National Colors. National Colors are the Stars and Stripes, though often with fanciful cantons and varied star patterns. Significant losses of fabric to many Civil War battle flags are common, and in some cases virtually none of the original flag remains. (5th Regiment, NY Volunteer Infantry, New York State Collection)
How the last American Civil War veterans lived, loved and died
1922 Richmond, Virginia - J. F. Griffin, at 81 the last surviving member of the Louisiana Tigers, holds a Second Naval Jack flag at the 32nd Annual Reunion of the United Confederate Veterans at Richmond.
The queen ღf England thrღugh the years. Let's hope she outlives this President to erase the memories of receiving an iPod filled with his speeches and capture a new photo with a more qualified and dignified POTUS. She has seen it ALL hasn't she?
1864 or 1865. Deep Bottom, Virginia. Federal gunboat Mendota on the James River. Put in service May 2, 1864. From photographs of the Federal Navy and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy.