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Proclamation of Governor John A. Andrew, March 1, 1862

John Albion Andrew, detail
Massachusetts volunteer units had played an important role in the landings and victory at Roanoke Island in North Carolina the month before. Here, Governor John Albion Andrew announced the receipt of various captured Confederate battle flags from these regiments, praised their efforts in romantic and patriotic terms, and ordered that the trophies be displayed in the hall of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. (By John Osborne)


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