Historic Flags of the Texas State Library and Archives
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Wool, 69 x 145 inches
More Online Exhibits:
Under the Rebel Flag: Life in Texas During the Civil War
Confederate Second National Flag
This example of the Confederate Second National Flag is inscribed on the reverse side with the name “Major Chas. R. Benton, C.S.A.” Major Benton was the chief ordnance officer at the Confederate garrison in Galveston, and this flag is believed to have flown there.