GHS Opens Georgia Civil War Flag Exhibit

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GHS Opens Georgia Civil War Flag Exhibit

The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of “Conquered Banners: Georgia’s Civil War Flags.” This 12-month exhibit of rare flags made and carried during the first year of the Civil War will be on display in the reading room of GHS’s headquarters in Savannah. The six beautifully conserved flags will be rotated for display every three months throughout 2011, the first year of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

 

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