Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

OUTSTANDING CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC QUILT IN A DIAMOND-IN-A-SQUARE PATTERN SOURCED FROM PETERSON'S MAGAZINE, JULY 1861, MODIFIED BY THE MAKER TO INCLUDE 35 STARS AROUND THE PERIMETER AND A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY COUNT OF 20 STARS IN THE CENTER, 1863-1864

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STEVENSGRAPH BOOK MARK / RIBBON GLORIFYING ULYSSES S. GRANT, WITH HIS PORTRAIT IN MILITARY GARB, MADE BY THOMAS STEVENS, WHO INVENTED THE PROCESS BY WHICH THESE WERE PRODUCED

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RARE UNITED STATES SANITARY COMMISSION ADVERTISING FLIER, DISTRIBUTED BY J.B. WESTBROOK & CO., NEW YORK CITY, WITH U.S. TREASURY NOTE STYLE IMAGERY FEATURING IMAGES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN & ANDREW JOHNSON, COMMEMORATING THE 1865 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION

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"RALLY FREEMEN! …COME ONE! COME ALL! AND SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR THE BEST COUNTRY ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH." A CIVIL WAR RECRUITMENT BROADSIDE FOR THE UNION LEAGUE OF PHILADELPHIA, COMPANY F, DESIGNATED AS THE 187TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY, ESCORTED LINCOLN'S BODY WITH PHILADELPHIA'S 1ST CITY TROOP

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CIVIL WAR PERIOD OR PRIOR NAVYMAN’S FROCK AND JACK TAR HAT WITH ELABORATE PATRIOTIC AND NAUTICAL DECORATION, LIKELY THE BEST EXAMPLES OF EACH TO HAVE SURVIVED IN PRIVATE HANDS

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OHIO STATE FLAG WITH CIVIL WAR VETERANS' OVERPRINT FROM THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC POST IN COLUMBUS, MADE IN MOURNING OF THE 1925 PASSING OF NATIONAL G.A.R. COMMANDER IN CHIEF DANIEL M. HALL, WHO ALSO SERVED AS COMMANDER OF THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF THE G.A.R., AS WELL AS THE LOCAL CHAPTER

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THE PERSONAL HEADQUARTERS FLAG OF PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN FROM THE SPRING - SUMMER OF 1862, WHEN HE LED THE 2ND MICHIGAN CAVALRY WITH GREAT EFFECT AND ROSE FROM CAPTAIN TO MAJOR GENERAL

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EXTREMELY RARE, PATRIOTIC, SILK KERCHIEF OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, MADE IN LONDON FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET IN 1861 BY FOSTER & PORTER, WITH IMAGERY THAT CENTERS ON A SMOKING CANNON, BENEATH AN AMERICAN FLAG, WITH A PRO-UNION SLOGAN

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CONFEDERATE THIRD NATIONAL FORMAT PARADE FLAG, CA 1884-1910, AN EARLY REUNION EXAMPLE

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CONFEDERATE BIBLE FLAG IN AN INTERESTING VARIANT OF THE 1ST NATIONAL DESIGN, WITH 10 WHIMSICALLY EMBROIDERED STARS, PROBABLY MADE BETWEEN MAY AND JULY OF 1861, FOUND WITH A BOOK OF SIGNATURES PRESENTED TO A BALTIMORE WOMAN IN 1864, WHO TENDED TO CONFEDERATE OFFICERS AT THE UNION ARMY PRISON CAMP AT POINT LOOKOUT, MARYLAND; THE FLAG CURIOUSLY REMINISCENT OF THE 3RD NATIONAL PATTERN

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EXTREMELY SCARCE PIECED-AND-SEWN EXAMPLE OF THE CONFEDERATE THIRD NATIONAL FLAG, MADE DURING THE REUNION ERA, CA 1895-1920, WITH UNUSUAL PROPORTIONS THAT RESULT IN INTRIGUING GRAPHICS

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CONFEDERATE ARMY OF TENNESSEE, SOUTHERN CROSS BATTLE FLAG, AN ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, WAR-PERIOD EXAMPLE, ATTRIBUTABLE TO AN IDENTIFIED GROUP ISSUED UNDER THE COMMAND OF GENERAL JOE JOHNSTON IN THE SPRING OF 1864

Web ID: fcj-887

FIRST NATIONAL PATTERN CONFEDERATE FLAG (a.k.a., STARS & BARS) OF THE REUNION ERA, IN THE ORIGINAL, OFFICIAL DESIGN, WITH A CIRCULAR WREATH OF 7 STARS, MADE ca 1910-1930

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CONFEDERATE, SOUTHERN CROSS, BATTLE-STYLE PARADE FLAG WITH A RARE 1935 OVERPRINT IN GOLD LEAF FOR A 1935 REUNION OF THE UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS (UCV) IN AMARILLO, TEXAS

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36 STARS IN THE "GREAT STAR" OR "GREAT LUMINARY" PATTERN, ON A MERIONO WOOL FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA WITH BEAUTIFUL SCARLET AND ROYAL BLUE COLOR AND WITH ITS CANTON RESTING ON THE "WAR STRIPE," REFLECTS NEVADA STATEHOOD, 1864-67

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36 SINGLE-APPLIQUÉD STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE IN THE SHOP OF SAILMAKER JOHN DISNEY OF ALBANY, NEW YORK, 9.5 X 14 FEET, CIVIL WAR ERA, NEVADA STATEHOOD, 1864-1867

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36 EIGHT-POINTED STARS IN MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, ON AN OCEAN BLUE CANTON THAT RESTS ON THE WAR STRIPE; A SPECTACULAR CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG FROM THE TINCLAD GUNBOAT "GENERAL GRANT," THAT SERVED ON THE TENNESSEE RIVER IN DEFENSE OF THE MISSISSIPPI

Web ID: 36j-929

36 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION ON A PARADE FLAG WITH A HUGE, HALOED CENTER STAR; A RARE EXAMPLE, LARGE IN SCALE, CIVIL WAR ERA, NEVADA STATEHOOD, 1864-67

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35 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION WITH A LARGE, HALOED CENTER STAR, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, WEST VIRGINIA STATEHOOD, 1863-65

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34 STARS IN 4 ROWS WITH 2 STARS OFFSET AT THE HOIST END, LIKELY A UNION ARMY CAMP COLORS, ONE OF ONLY THREE EXAMPLES I HAVE ENCOUNTERED IN THIS EXACT STYLE, OPENING TWO YEARS OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1861-1863, REFLECTS THE PERIOD WHEN KANSAS WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION

Web ID: 34j-997

 


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