Flag of the 12th Georgia Infantry Regiment, 1861, Gift of the Muscogee County School District, 2005.22.1, This flag, carried at the Battle of Antietam, features names of color bearers killed in action. The regiment included several companies from the Columbus area.
33rd NC State Troops Battle Flag
33rd NC Battle Flag. This flag, an early war wool bunting state flag, was captured along with the Regimental Commander and 150 of his men at the Battle of New Bern on March 14, 1862. It was returned to the State of North Carolina and the Hall of History on October 14, 1917. Courtesy North Carolina Museum of History.
Independence declared, South Carolina, December 20, 1860 [picture]
SC Secession 12/20/1860~"An Ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other States," or the South Carolina Ordinance of Secession, 20 December 1860