36 Star American Union Flag Richmond 1865 Civil War Revolutionary Battle For Sale
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36 Star American Union Flag Richmond 1865 Civil War Revolutionary Battle:
The Stars and Stripes returned to Richmond, Virginia, on April 3, 1865, the day of Union occupation. As soon as federal troops stormed the fallen capital, this U.S. flag was hoisted above the city. This 36-star flag was the first flag raised above Richmond that day. It is believed to have been owned by a Private J.H. Jones, a Union soldier.
Inscribed on header in yellowed ink by probable owner “J.H. Jones. [Inscribed:] “This flag was raised over the city of Richmond, Va. April 3, 1865, the day of occupation by Union Soldiers.” 122.5 × 54 in.
This is one of the most prominent pieces of historic value from the Civil War, and the nation in general. This flag was purchased from Seth Kaller, the authority on American history, and is available for serious buyers. The link to flag on Seth Kaller's website is below.