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An Historic Flagstaff

An Historic Flagstaff image
Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
November
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

In GeDeral Corbin's office at the war department is a sectíon of the flag ataft from which floated the stars and etripes over Fort Sumter when the garrison stationed there struck its color April 14, 1861, and left the fort ín possession of the confederates. The staf! was of yellow pine, and the piece in General Corbin's office is about one foot long and nearly the same size in diameter.