Description of the Georgia flag raised over US Arsenal at Augusta.
DAILY CONSTITUTIONALIST [AUGUSTA, GA], January 25, 1861, p. 2, c. 2
[account of the surrender of the U. S. arsenal at Augusta] “At two o’clock the Governor left for Milledgeville. At three, Gen. Harris, with twelve of the Washington Artillery, and two cannon, together with a detailed squad of the Oglethorpe Infantry, proceeded to the Arsenal, and about half-past four the representative flag of Georgia was formally raised. It is pure white, with a large red, five pointed star in the centre. The salutes were as follows: For the sovereignty of Georgia, one gun. For the seceded States, five guns. For the Southern Confederacy in futuro, a union salute of fifteen guns. . .