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Battle Flags Returned

April 6, 1905, Simpson County News, Mississippi

"Battle Flags Returned

Eighteen Confederate battle flags were returned to the State last week under the recent resolution of congress. The flags returned are as follows: Sixth, Eighth, Eleventh, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth, Thirty-third, Forty-second, Forty-Forth and Forty-eighth Mississippi Infantry, two of the twelfth Cavalry, one of the Wigfall Rifles, Sweat's Battery, one of the Yalobusha Rifles. It is supposed that the flags will be turned over to Director Rowland of the Department of Archives and History."

Only fifteen are named.