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First Maryland Regiment, Official Headquarters, Fort Frederick, Maryland, circa 1960-1980

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Summary:First Maryland Regiment, Official Headquarters, Fort Frederick, Maryland, circa 1960-1980. Caption reads: "This column of soldiers marching by platoons are carrying their muskets at the 'Shoulder Position' as proscribed in Gen. Von Steuben's manual of 1779. The men are wearing the late war uniform (1779-1783), blue faced with red for the states of Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The 13 star-13 stripe flag - a reproduction of the original in the State House, Annapolis Md. This flag was said to have been carried by the Maryland Line at the Battle of Cowpens. Maryland Flag, the Md. Assembly stated it was 'a large black and gold flag made of material to catch the wind.' Most military flags of that period were made large (6 x 6 ft.) so they could be seen through the battle smoke." Postcard number: S-74404-1.
Contributor:Kelley, Frank D.
Provider:Kelley's Studio
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Hagerstown
Temporal subject: 1961-1970
1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Big Pool
Topical subjects:Soldiers
Historical reenactments
Flags
Fort Frederick (Md.)
American Revolutionary War, 1775-1783
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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