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Bonnie Blue flag

Bonnie Blue flag

History
The first recorded use of this lone star flag dates to 1810. On september 11, 1810 a troop of West Florida dragoons set out for the provincial capitol at Baton Rouge under this flag. They were joined by other republican forces and captured Baton Rouge, imprisoned the Governor and on September 23, 1810 raised their Bonnie Blue flag over the Fort of Baton Rouge. Three days later the presidnet of the West Florida Convention, signed a Declaration of Independence and the flag became the emblem of a new republic. By December 10, the flag of the United States replaced the Bonnie Blue after President Madison issued a proclamation declaring West Florida under jurisdiction of the Governor of the Louisiana Territory. With this rebellion in mind, this flag was used by the Republic of Texas from 1836 to 1839.

We stock 3ft x 5ft sizes in nylon and polyester for most Historic flags. We also have 100% Cotton available for most Historic flags.

The single-ply polyester and 100% cotton flags are made outside of the US and are excellent value. The are good quality flags but are not as durable as the nylon product.

We also have great value flagpoles and US flags made from tough nylon or super durable spun polyester flags

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