Part 1: This Confederate battle flag is associated with the death of Lt. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. The flag was carried by the 18th Regiment North Carolina Troops, which was responsible for the accidental shooting of the Confederate general at Chancellorsville, Va., on May 2, 1863. That fateful May 2 evening, the 18th North Carolina was in a line of battle ready to attack retreating Union troops. Jackson and his staff rode out in front of the Confederate line on reconnaissance.
3rd TX Cav'y Rgmt organized in Dallas, June 1861, mostly of Knights of the Golden Circle, a secret society that promoted secession ante-war. 3 TCR became part of TX Cavalry Brigade. Aug, 3 TCR became 1st unit from TX to fight in a major battle, Battle of Wilson’s Creek--SW MO.
A native of Lincolnton, North Carolina, General Robert F. Hoke rose to the rank of major general during the Civil War. This is a second national pattern Confederate flag adopted on May 1, 1863 and used until replaced on March 4, 1865. Because of its large white field this pattern flag was nicknamed the “stainless banner.” This flag most certainly marked Hoke’s headquarters during his brilliant victory at Plymouth, North Carolina on April 20, 1864. This flag was donated to the state sometime…
Southern Heritage Not Hate and too many forget that the North had one of the largest slave plantations in the nation in New York & slavery was rampant in the North too. How easy history is manipulated & accepted by the uninformed
First Texas Infantry Regiment This oversized Confederate battle flag with the St. Andrew’s cross design is another rare variant. Except for its size, it conforms to the “Fourth Bunting Issue” of the flag with 13 stars. The center star on this flag is missing.