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9:58 am on Thursday March 25, 2010

Rep. Limehouse: Make a specialty plate to support Civil War-era flag

Image by Staff illustration, base image by Flickr user Ravenelle My best guess as to the possible design. Rep of Berkeley and Charleston counties, Chip Limehouse has just what South Carolina needs (along with co-sponsorsĀ Vick, Bingham, Hardwick and...
8:35 am on Saturday March 6, 2010

Civil War flag 'Big Red' back at The Citadel

Image by State Historical Society of Iowa After going missing for 150 years, the battle flag "Big Red" is back in CharlestonĀ on a four-year loan from the State Historical Society of Iowa to The Citadel.
2:59 am on Friday November 6, 2009

Citadel's Civil War flag rediscovered, in Iowa (update: she's coming home)

Image by State Historical Society of Iowa Image by 20091002-flag.jpg The "real thing" is slightly different from the replica they had been using -- the crescent is flipped. Update November 6: The Post and Courier reports the flag is coming home,...