The Confederate battle flag is going back up at a monument in a northwestern South Carolina town.Luther Lyle had maintained the memorial in Walhalla for years and had replaced the Confederate flag with a South Carolina flag in 2015, about the time the Conf
Flag of the 65th Georgia Inf Regt. After the first color bearers were killed, Pvt John Davis of Co D carried the flag until the Battle of Franklin was over. He then stuffed it into his boot to protect it and brought it back home with him. He donated it to the Southern Museum of Civil War in Kennesaw Ga. The flag has over 40 bullet holes, and you can see the bloodstain of what is assumed to be William Martin, who was the color bearer killed at the Battle of Franklin and fell on top of the…
In December 2006, a personal Confederate battle flag, sewn by Flora Stuart, was sold in a Heritage Auction for a world-record price for any Confederate flag, for $956,000 (including buyer's premium). The 34-inch by 34-inch flag was hand-sewn for Stuart by Flora in 1862 and Stuart carried it into some of his most famous battles.
The rebel flag was the flag of the Confederate States of America. A lot of people are offended by rebel flags because they believe they symbolize racism. I am not racist. The Civil War erupted over states rights, not slavery. The South was mostly people in favor of states rights, the North was mostly people who wanted the national government to have more power over the states. Please, learn your history before you judge. The rebel flag symbolizes states rights.