The Battle of San Jacinto

McArdle's Memoranda on Texas Flags

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McArdle on flags

McArdle's Notes on Flags

 

White Star


Red Grid [?]

Made at Harrisburgh [sic]


in 1835 (1)

 

Blue Star


White Grid

Georgia battalion (2)


Raised by Fannin at


Goliad

 

Blue field


Painted Goddess of liberty


Gold fringe

(3)


The only flag


at the battle of


San Jacinto

 

Permanent flag


adopted Jany 39

(1)

The present


“Lone Star Flag”

 

(1)

(2)

Capt. (or Lieut?) Dodson's Flag(?). See Mrs.


Looscan's article "History & Evolution of Texas Flag"


in Comprehensive History of Texas (Wooten's Ed) Vol. 1, p 693.

   

See also: Jas. S. McGahey's Flag (1835) and his letter


of Sept 18/1885 to McArdle and accompanying drawing and


newspaper article, all in this Volume.

San Jacinto


Flag:

(3)

See also: Complete data in this Volume — letters and


affidavits from Ed Miles and Mrs. Menard authentic-


cating McArdle's representation in his painting "The


Battle of San Jacinto" of the so-called "San Jacinto


Flag" or "Sherman Flag."

Alamo


Flag


"Flag of


1824"

 

See also: Reuben M. Potter on Flag of 1824


— so called "Alamo Flag" — in Potter's article


“The Texas Revolution,” in Magazine of American


History, Oct 1878, reprint in ____ ____ . See


pp 7 and 8 of Potter article.

 

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