Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Finding the Real "Old Glory"-- Part 12

That same year, the Peabody Essex also sent its "Old Glory" to the Smithsonian who regards Roland's flag as the real one for these reasons. It was directly descended from William Driver and there is documentary evidence in the Tennessee State Library and Archives suggests the one hidden in the quilt and presented to Union troops is Roland's. Plus, it is common sense that Driver would have hoisted his largest flag over the dome. //// So, Is "Old Glory" the One That Is Displayed? --Old Secesh

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