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Ship "Everglade" Flys 1828 GA Flag in Dec. 1860

SEMI-WEEKLY MISSISSIPPIAN [JACKSON, MS], December 11, 1860, p. 3, c. 2

The Georgia Flag.—The "Everglade" left this port yesterday with the Georgia flag hoisted. It is the first one ever used in this State, and was made during the time of the States Rights excitement in 1828.—Savannah News.