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36 Star Flag - (1865-1867) (U.S.)

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[US 36 star flag 1865] by Rick Wyatt, 5 April 1998

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Description of the flag

In 1865, one star was added, representing Nevada, bringing the total number of stars to 36. There were thirteen stripes representing the thirteen original colonies.
Rick Wyatt, 5 April 1998

Great Star flag

The design called "The Great Star Flag" had 36 stars, and several patterns reflect this interpretation of the Continental Congress description of "a new constellation."
William E. Dunning, 1 April 1998

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