Historical Military Flags: American Battle & War Flags

Historical Military Flags & Battle Flags

Flags serve an incredibly important purpose in the conflicts of the past. The national flag and the unit flag were both used to mark locations, and serve as rally points in the midst of the smoke and death of a battlefield.

At Gettysburg Flag Works, we're proud to preserve our nation's past by offering high quality historical military flags. Whether you're celebrating our nation's history by displaying these flags at your home or business, or you're looking for top of the line flags to use for historical re-enactments, our selection is second to none.

Revolutionary War Flags

There are dozens of historical flags associated with the American Revolution. From 'Don't Tread on Me' Flags and Betsy Ross Flags to the 'Join or Die' Flag and the Bennington 1776 Flag, American Revolutionary War flags help to tell the story of the United States and our fight for independence from Great Britain. Shop our Collection of Revolutionary War Flags.

Civil War Flags

Between 1861 and 1865 the United States tore itself apart over the fate of slavery in its territory. Fought between the Northern States, known as the Union, and the Southern, or Confederate States of America, both sides adopted several flags to represent their cause.

Civil War Union Flags

The Civil War Union Flag is not all that different from the pre-Civil War era flag of the United States. Since the government did not recognize the Confederacy's legitimacy, no stars were removed from the flag at all. However, there were dozens of other flags used by the various regiments, brigades, forts and corp HQ's, as well as cavalry flags, which are available in our extensive Collection of Civil War Unions Flags.

Irish Brigade Battle Flags

Consisting mostly of Irish Americans and recent immigrants from Ireland, the Irish infantry brigade regiments served under the Union Army and took on some of the heaviest losses during the Civil War. Our Collection of Irish Brigade Battle Flags includes the 69th NY Infantry or "Fighting 69th" Irish Brigade Regiment Flag, the 1st Irish Brigade Regiment Flag, and a number of other Irish Battle Flags from the Civil War.

Civil War Confederate Flags

Three successive designs served as the official national flag for the Confederate States of America during its existence between 1861 and 1865. The first "Stars and Bars" Flag, the second "Stainless Banner" Flag, and the third "Blood-Stainer" Flag, as well as more than a hundred others are available in our Collection of Civil War Confederate Flags.

Contact Us About Our Historical American War & Battle Flags

Have questions about our historical military flags? Can't find the flag you're looking for? Give us a call at 1-888-697-3524 or contact us online and we'll be happy to assist you!

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