"Battle Flag of the Confederacy"

"Battle Flag of the Confederacy" (HM1BA7)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36130 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 22.698', W 86° 18.028'

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The Confederate Congress never issued any regulations specifying which type flag should be carried by regiments in the field. Early in the war, flags were made at home for presentation to individual companies. At first, national flags replaced these as regimental colors. Eventually, the design for regimental colors were left to the commanding generals and various flag manufactures. Pictured here are a few examples of battle flags which were carried by Alabamians.

Credit: AL Dept. of Archives and History, Montgomery, AL
Selection from "Tattered Banner" poster
HM NumberHM1BA7
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 9:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 565802 N 3582583
Decimal Degrees32.37830000, -86.30046667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.698', W 86° 18.028'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 41.88" N, 86° 18' 1.68" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106-140 N Union St, Montgomery AL 36130, US
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