Rally ‘Round the Flags

Filed under:History,Photoblogging — posted by Anwyn on February 12, 2008 @ 11:09 am

Flags at Fort Sumter. Plus park ranger:

Plus moon:

Plus honor (the flag that was flying when Beauregard opened fire on the fort, which Major Anderson later had hauled down and carried away when his men were permitted to march out):

Just plus–from left to right, an earlier version of the American flag, the first Confederate flag, the South Carolina flag, the current American flag, the second Confederate flag, and an earlier American flag:

image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace