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VA. Display of a Captured PA. Flag

Pennsylvania Battle flag on Display in Virginia.

SAVANNAH [GA] REPUBLICAN, February 21, 1863, p. 1, c. 4

Among the trophies of war displayed in the Virginia State Library, is a white silken banner, captured from a Philadelphia Turn Verein Regiment, on one side of which is the motto, "Gut Heil." The translation of these words is said to be "Good Luck," but the majority of visitors give them a phonetic signification, readily believing that the regiment to which the banner belonged "got hell" on the occasion of the capture."