The Lincoln Flag
Date: July 4th, 1863 - West Virginia
Description of Clausen Flag: Thirteen red and white stripes. Stars arranged as a large star. [E19]
The design original for this flag is located at the Hanover Public Library.
This flag was flown at Vicksburg and Gettysburg.
Under the national Flag of 35 stars, General Rebert E. Lee's troops surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, April 9, 1865. The war was over, secession and slavery were forever ended in the United States.