Monday, April 18, 2011

Last shots were fired in Bering Sea

A unique battle flag hangs in the Confederate Museum in Richmond, Va. It's the flag of the only ship in the southern navy to have circumnavigated the globe. The one that fluttered as cannons fired the final volleys in the war. The last to be lowered in surrender. And the only Civil War ensign -- Yankee or Rebel --to have flown in action in Alaska. • Article

No comments:

Post a Comment