The Birth of Old Glory

“Resolved that the flag of the thirteen United States be 13 stripes alternate red and white: that the union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.”
Continental Congress…June 14, 1777

“The Birth of Old Glory”, painted by Edward Percy Moran, c1917, Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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