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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Third National Confederate Flag”

 
 
"Third National Confederate Flag" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 11, 2013
1. "Third National Confederate Flag" Marker
Inscription.
Upon an outpouring of complaints that the 2nd national flag was too similar to a flag of truce, a red bar was added by act of Confederate Congress on March 4, 1865. Very few of these flags ever flew, however, as the war ended shortly thereafter.

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Credit: Don Troiani
"The Last Salute"
 
Location. 32° 22.699′ N, 86° 18.028′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Monroe Street east of North Bainbridge Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery AL 36131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alabama Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Second National Confederate Flag (a few steps from this marker); "Battle Flag of the Confederacy" (a few steps from this marker); First National Confederate Flag (a few steps from this marker); Albert L. Patterson (within shouting distance of this marker); "Moon Tree" (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama's First Capitals / The Alabama State Capitol
"Third National Confederate Flag" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 11, 2013
2. "Third National Confederate Flag" Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); 'Washington' Elm Tree (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. There are four of these plaques located in the four corners of the Confederate monument.
 
Also see . . .  Don Troiani's Civil War. Picture of the Last Salute (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
"Third National Confederate Flag" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 27, 2008
3. "Third National Confederate Flag" Marker
Second from the left. This collection can be seen in Athens Veteran Museum Athens, Al
Third National Confederate Flag image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner
4. Third National Confederate Flag
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   4. submitted on October 8, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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