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Black Flag of the Mobile (AL) Chasseurs

Description of the black flag of the Mobile (AL) Chasseurs. Very unusual.


DAILY CHRONICLE & SENTINEL [AUGUSTA, GA], December 15, 1861, p. 2, c. 3

Black Flag.--We learn from the Mobile Tribune that J. Scott, Esq., of that city, presented a handsome and beautifully worked flag to the "Mobile Bay Chasseurs." The design of the flag is as follows: A black ground on both sides; on the front of the device is a skeleton and a rattlesnake, with the motto, "Sic Semper Tyrannis," worked in silver. On the obverse, a gallows with the motto, "Lincoln Avenue South," worked in the same style.