Rare Flag Survived Major Civil War Battles

Posted by admin on Aug 12, 2011

The most remarkable thing about a 150-year-old United States flag on display in the Dubois County Museum is “the fact it made it” there, according to Dubois County Historian Art Nordhoff. The flag survived several epic Civil War battles and subsequent years of deterioration.

Nordhoff, who will speak about the flag in honor of its 150th anniversary at 10 a.m. EDT Saturday in the Dubois County Museum’s banquet room, said, “It’s amazing the flag is still here and in the condition it’s in.”

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