Historic Flags of the Texas State Library and Archives

TSLAC 306-4067 Confederate Second National Flag

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Wool, 69 x 145 inches

2001 Conservation report (PDF)2001 Conservator's report - Textile Preservation Associates

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TSLAC 306-4067
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.


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