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Small Confederate Flags for the Gate City Guards

Minature flags made for the Gate City Guards (GA.)


DAILY CONSTITUTIONALIST [AUGUSTA, GA], April 4, 1861, p. 2, c. 1

Military Affairs in Atlanta.

The Newnan Guards, Ringgold Volunteers, and the Etowah Infantry, arrived in Atlanta on Monday on their way to Macon. They were appropriately received by the military and citizens of the Gate City. Two hundred and twenty-three young ladies of the Atlanta Female Institute, presented to each member of the Gate City Guards a beautiful miniature flag of the Confederacy, with the inscription: “From the young ladies of the Atlanta Female Institute. None but the brave deserve the fair.”

Hon. L. J. Gartrell and Hon. T. R. R. Cobe, made speeches during the reception ceremonies.