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U.S. History Topics » Wars » Civil War

Symbols in Battle: Civil War Flags in NPS Collections

is a collection of historic battle flags that were carried by Southern and Northern military units during the Civil War. The site describes how these flags were designed to identify different regiments and their many purposes during wartime. (National Park Service)

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After the garrison flag flying over Fort Sumter had ripped, soldiers raised this smaller storm flag in its place.

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