CAPITOL BATTLE FLAG VIDEOS

RALLY ROUND THE FLAGS

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Part 1
"Thank God for Michigan!"
President Abraham Lincoln



Photos Courtesy of Peter Glendinning and the Michigan Capitol Committee
“Fanfare for Survivors” — Tim Brown

An Audible Reading is also available

Part 2
"We are going far from Home.
As our fathers did before,
To fight upon the battlefield
Amid the cannon's roar."
"Volunteer's Farewell"
Sung by Mrs. Deming of Flint at the presentation of the flag to the Tenth Michigan Infantry



Photos Courtesy of Peter Glendinning and the Michigan Capitol Committee
“Fanfare for Survivors” — Tim Brown

An Audible Reading is also available

Part 3
"With twenty loaded guns pointed at his breast
young Kendall absolutely refused to surrender the flag."
Oscar Kendall obituary, Detroit Free Press, May 18, 1894


Photos Courtesy of Peter Glendinning and the Michigan Capitol Committee
“Fanfare for Survivors” — Tim Brown

An Audible Reading is also available

Part 4
"Just then a column of mounted men
was seen advancing from our right
and rear, squadron after squadron...
with sabres gleaming and colors gaily
fluttering in the breeze. It was the
Seventh Michigan [Cavalry], commanded by Colonel Mann."
Colonel J. H. Kidd
Sixth Michigan Cavalry



Photos Courtesy of Peter Glendinning and the Michigan Capitol Committee
“Fanfare for Survivors” — Tim Brown

An Audible Reading is also available

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The 1941 Confederate Flag Return Ceremony



Video Courtesy of Marguerite Walker Woolhouse
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House Resolution 125 - June 9th, 2021







MICHIGAN STATE CAPITOL: SAVE THE FLAGS!

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102nd Flag Adoption Ceremony





G.A.R. Gov. Crapo Post No. 145 Flag





Michigan 1st Division 20th Army Corps



Video Courtesy of the Senate Majority Communication Office


Michigan 24th Infantry Regimental Flag




Michigan State Capitol: Save the Flags! – Michigan 10th Infantry Flag Adoption Ceremony