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 Post subject: Civil War flags
PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:17 pm 
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Good day gentlemen,
as I usually utilize the Banshee graphics mods I see a wide range of flags used, some aren't hard to identify but some are. The web has a lot about flags unfortunately many just scratch that topic and don't go beyond what one can already find on wikipedia. So if anyone has links to sources dealing in depth with Civil War flags please post them.
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 Post subject: Re: Civil War flags
PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:53 pm 
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Which side are you looking at? Which game as well?

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 Post subject: Re: Civil War flags
PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:19 pm 
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This is more a general request as all Banshee graphic mods for all the games try to use the unit flags as historical correct as possible.
But playing the Union and never peeking at the other side until the game is done it would be most helpful to know the Confederate flags.

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 Post subject: Re: Civil War flags
PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:52 pm 
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Ok, cool! I also have to look things up as sometimes I'll see a Union to Confederate flag and have no idea what it was. 8)

You looked at Wikipedia already - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flags_of_ ... of_America

and https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Cate ... of_America


I'm looking over the icons for HPS/JTS Atlanta right now.

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There's the Hardee Flag, like the one seen in Icon #12. Most famous as the flag of Cleburne's units.


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Icon #56 has some during the war and post war meaning and a larger colonial legacy for Alabama - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Alabama


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The Arkansas one, as seen in Icon #104 is not historic from the war per say, but has some meaning added post-war: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Arkansas


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Icon #132 is the Cumming's Brigade flag, related to Alfred Cumming - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Cumming_(general)


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Icon #262 is a flag carried by several Missouri regiments and has sort of become the Missouri Battle Flag. Sometimes mentioned as Price's Flag (for Sterling Price) who also had a role in the Missouri State Guard Flag. Obviously featured a little more in Campaign Ozark.

https://mostateparks.com/page/55054/confederate-flags

http://cdm16795.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ ... ion/cwflag


A start at least and I'll post more when I can. Other folks should too if they would like!

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:56 pm 
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Thanks.
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 Post subject: Re: Civil War flags
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Two more interesting finds:

https://chickamaugablog.wordpress.com/2 ... e-odyssey/

I also had used this site in the past and was trying to find it the other day: http://www.loeser.us/flags/civil.html

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