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Across The Fence: To Honor a Flag
April 02, 2015 M. Timothy Nolting   

Alonzo William Slayback- circa 1860

My column this week is about two different flags and several men who pledged allegiance to the flag that represented their personal beliefs and convictions. The story of these men and the different flags that they honored is entwined within the context of the American Civil War and the banners that hundreds of thousands of men fought under and died for.

For the Union, the flag was The Stars and Stripes and for the Confederacy it w...

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