Flag of the Battle of Mobile Bay

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  1. csaanv

    csaanv Member

    Original caption: "Tattered Old Glory - A bullet-ridden 30-star American flag that tumbled to the deck of Admiral Farragut's flagship during the Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay in 1864 was returned to the Naval Base here Monday. Piedmont 514 of the American Legion presented the flag to rear Admiral John J. Redman, commandant of the 12th Naval District. It will be sent to Annapolis to be repaired and placed on display. Left to Right: Malcolm J. Champlin, past State Commander of the American Legion; John Zurich, Piedmont Post commander; Admiral Redman; Captain W. M. Gibson of the district office; and Superior Judge Richard M. Chamberlain of Alameda." Sept 19, 1955

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  2. sYoung

    sYoung New Member

    interesting history of the flag..I'm glad to find this forum...while I collect information about the British flag and now started to collect about the American

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