Some articles on flags, carried, flag:
... Not having made an official design until 1777, a numerous distinct flags were carried into battle by American forces ... Even after, the vague wording of the Flag Resolution of 1777 led to many designs ... The most commonly carried pre-1777 flags was the Grand Union Flag, resembling closely the flag of the British East India Company ...
Famous quotes containing the words carried and/or flag:
“Only conservatives believe that subversion is still being carried on in the arts and that society is being shaken by it.... Advanced art today is no longer a causeit contains no moral imperative. There is no virtue in clinging to principles and standards, no vice in selling or in selling out.”
—Harold Rosenberg (19061978)
“Swift blazing flag of the regiment,
Eagle with crest of red and gold,
These men were born to drill and die.
Point for them the virtue of slaughter,
Make plain to them the excellence of killing
And a field where a thousand corpses lie.”
—Stephen Crane (18711900)