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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 17 February 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner: ‎"‏The Old Flag. Terms of Subscription. Per Annum,‭ ‬in advance‭ ‬$5.00 TERMS OF ADVERTISING 1‎ ‏Square,‭ ‬each insertion‭ ‬1.00 2‎ " " " ‏1.50 1‎ ‏Column‭ " " " ‬4.00 All transiant Advertisements must be paid for in advance. MARRIAGES AND DEATH'S inserted FREE. In order to render payments more easy for our patrons we will accept,‭ ‬instead of the cash, Lincoln coffee,‭ ‬green or black tea,‭ ‬spices,‭ ‬butter,‭ ‬beans,‭ ‬cheese,‭ ‬irish potatoes,‭ ‬rice,‭ ‬saleratus,‭ ‬fine-cut or kilikenick tobacco,‭ ‬wines,‭ ‬liquors or segars. CONTRIBUTIONS solicted and if used will be paid for in orders on the‭ ‬2.M.‭ ‬at Tyler,‭ ‬Texas.‭ -W.W.M. All kinds of plain and fancy job printing neatly executed‭ The lowest cash prices at this office. No.‭ ‬2‭ ‬Water Street. By U.G.‭ ‬Telegraph and Bald Eagle Express LATEST NEWS‭! Shreveport,‭ ‬Feb.‭ ‬16th‭ ‬1864 We stop the Lightning to forward to your readers the important intelligence that all prisoners...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 17 February 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner: A WELD is here‭; ‬he‭’‬s u Soldier tho‭’‬/‭ ‬And not a Blacksmith as‭ ‬we know,/‭ ‬We have a Fox,‭ ‬and yet no Geese./‭ ‬They say he‭’‬s weak about the knees‭!‬/‭ ‬Richard the IIId was no worse off than me,/A RIDER we have,‭ ‬but no‭ ‬Horse you see./‭ ‬Our houses are open at any o‭’‬clock,/‭ ‬We‭’‬ve a KEY,‭ ‬but alas,‭ ‬no LOCK./‭ ‬And now dear friends,‭ ‬the fact is this,/‭ ‬We have DUNN and so,/‭ ‬FINIS. CORRESPONDENCE MR.‭ ‬EDITOR, I wish through the columns of your paper to notice a nuisance which is‭ ‬doing much to corrupt the morals of the youth in our vicinity.‭ ‬Having been lately bound in the‭ ‬holds bonds of padlock,‭ ‬I feel an (Page is torn with the note describing tear:‎ ‏This enclosure was unavoidably torn out in recovering it from under my shoulder‭ ‬straps,‭ ‬having been wet through‭! ‬W.M.‭) degree of interest in These/that you will you/e towards abolishing/no doubt you are/owling Saloon‭ ‬– an/y gambling halls,‭ ‬sp...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 17 February 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner: ‎[‏A hand drawn American flag is here.‭ ‬Text below.‭] THE OLD FLAG ‎“‏Long may it wave‭!” Wednesday,‭ ‬February‭ ‬17th,‭ ‬1864. By U.G.‭ ‬Telegraph. PROCLAMATION‭! In virtue of the authority in me vested by the Constitution,‭ ‬I hereby order an election of State Civil officers for the State of Texas,‭ ‬said officers to be duly chosen by the loyal inhabitants of the said State,‭ ‬now resident at Camp Ford,‭ ‬and constituting one tenth of the entire loyal population west of the Rio Grande.‭ ‬The polls will be opened on Monday,‭ ‬the‭ ‬22nd of Feb.,‭ ‬1864,‭ ‬at surise,‭ ‬and continue open until sun-set of the same day.‭ The officers to be elected are a Governor,‭ ‬Lieutenant Governor,‭ ‬Secretary of State,‭ ‬Treasurer,‭ ‬and Superintendant of Insane Hospitals and Attorney General.‭ ‬ABRAHAM LINCOLN,‭ ‬President. Wm.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Seward,‭ ‬Secretary of State. This day we spread upon Texas breezes‭ ‬the old banner so dear to every American hea...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 17 February 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner: List of Prisoners Lt.‭ ‬Col.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬LEAKE,‭ ‬20th IOWA. Lt.‭ ‬Col.‭ ‬ROSE,‭ ‬26‭”‬ IND. Maj.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬ANTHONY,‭ ‬2d.‭ ‬R.I.‭ ‬Cavalry. Maj.‭ ‬JOHN GRAY,‭ ‬175‭ ‬N.Y.V. Col.‭ ‬Chas.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬NOTT,‭ ‬176‭ ‬N.Y.V. ‎“‏ I.‎ ‏S.‭ ‬BUREL,‭ ‬42d.‭ ‬MASS.‭ ‬VOLS. Lt Col.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬DUGANNE,‭ ‬176‭ ‬N.Y.V. Capt.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬NOBLETT,‭ ‬21ST.‭ ‬IND. Capt.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬BAILEY,‭ ‬23d.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬V. ‎“‏ J.‎ ‏SANFORD,‭ “‬ “ “ Wm.‎ ‏H.‭ ‬MAY,‭ “‬ “ “ J.‎ ‏R.‭ ‬JENKINS,‭ “‬ “ “ A.‎ ‏O.‭ ‬HOPKINS,‭ “‬ “ “ A.‎ ‏WELLS,‭ “‬ “ “ W.‎ ‏P.‭ ‬COE,‭ ‬176‭ ‬N.Y.V. ‎“‏ W.‎ ‏ADAMS,‭ ‬19‭ “‬ IOWA. ‎“‏ R.‎ ‏H.‭ ‬STOTT,‭ ‬26‭”‬ IND. ‎“‏ N.‎ ‏A.‭ ‬LOGAN,‭ ‬26‭”‬ “ “ A.‎ ‏ALLEN,‭ ‬1st Regt.‭ ‬U.S.V. ‎“‏ FRED.‎ ‏VAN TINE,‭ ‬131‭ ‬N.Y.V. ‎“‏ A.‎ ‏N.‭ ‬PROCTOR,‭ ‬42d.‭ ‬MASS. ‎“‏ GEO.‎ ‏SHERRIVE,‭ “‬ “ “ G.‎ ‏SAVAGE,‭ “‬ “ “ E.‎ ‏COLTER,‭ ‬20th IOWA. ‎“‏ D.‎ ‏TORREY,‭ ‬“ “ “ W.‎ ‏J.‭ ‬WALLACE,‭ ‬25‭”‬ IND. Lieut J.‭ ‬Woodward‭ ‬23.‭ ‬C.V. ‎“‏ J.‎ ‏F.‭ ‬Peck‭ ‬.‭ “‬ “ “ C...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 1 March 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner: The Old Flag. Vol.‭ ‬1.‭ ‬Camp Ford,‭ ‬Tyler,‭ ‬Texas,‭ ‬March‭ ‬1st,‭ ‬1864.‭ ‬No.‭ ‬2 The Old Flag. Terms Per annum.‭ ‬Single copy‭……‬.‭ ‬$5.00 Two copies,‭ ‬to one Address,‭ ‬per Annum‭…‬.‭ ‬3.00 Single‭ “‬ delivered by Carrier‭………‬ .25 Advertising One Square,‭ ‬each insertion,‭ ……‬..‭ ‬1.00 Two Squares‭ “‬ “ …….1.50 One Column,‭ “‬ “ …….4.00 All communications intended for publication must be accompanied by the real name and address of the writer,‭ ‬simply as a guarantee of good faith on the part of the author.‭ ‬We cannot undertake to return rejected M.S.‭ ‬Address‭ “‬FLAG‭”‬ Ford Borrough,‭ ‬Tyler,‭ ‬Texas. ALL KINDS OF PLAIN AND FANCY JOB-PRINTING,‭ ‬NEATLY EXECUTED AT THIS OFFICE BY THE PUBLISHER,‭ ‬W.H.M. THE FIRST MOVE At a meeting for the purpose of making arrangements in accordance with a suggestion in the last number of the‭ “‬OLD FLAG‭”‬ for celebrating the birth day of the Father of our Country,‭ ‬called to meet on Wedn...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 1 March 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner:‭ 2.‎ ‏The Old Flag‭ A Nation‭’‬s memories climb thy sounding wires‭! ‬/‭ ‬Awake,‭ ‬my harp‭! ‬And thrill with loftier sway,‭ ‬/‭ ‬A Nation‭’‬s Father bends from Heaven this day‭; ‬/‭ ‬From Heaven‭’‬s high hills,‭ ‬where Freedom‭’‬s angel waits‭ ‬/‭ ‬Closest to God,‭ ‬within the eternal gates‭; ‬/‭ ‬Where Freedom‭’‬s martyrs,‭ ‬winged with crimson scars,‭ ‬/‭ ‬Gleam through the azure fields of endless stars‭! ‬/‭ ‬From Heaven the Hero comes‭ ‬– his awful mien‭ ‬/‭ ‬Troubled yet calm,‭ ‬and sorrowing but serene.‭ ‬/‭ ‬With trembling glance his awful shade I mark,‭ ‬/‭ ‬Break through the storm and cleave the midnight dark.‭ ‬/‭ ‬O‭’‬er ice-browed Andes leans his sworded hand‭ ‬-‭ ‬/‭ ‬His rushing footfall spurns Pacific‭’‬s strand‭; ‬/‭ ‬His helmet gleams o‭’‬er Alleghanian snows‭ ‬-‭ ‬/‭ ‬His lifted shield o‭’‬er hushed Atlantic glows‭; ‬/‭ ‬His breast I see,‭ ‬beneath celestial wings‭ ‬-‭ ‬/‭ ‬And there‭ ‬– and there‭ ‬– my bleeding co...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 1 March 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner:‭ THE OLD FLAG CAMP FORD,‭ ‬TYLER,‭ ‬TEXAS, MARCH‭ ‬1st,‭ ‬’64. Herewith we present the readers of the FLAG a hasty sketch,‭ ‬received from our Artist,‭ ‬Steal PENN,‭ ‬Esq which he tells us in intended to represent the‭ [A drawing of a cabin with a chimney‎] SUTLER‭’‬S STORE/AT CAMP FORD,‭ ‬TEXAS GOVERNOR‭’‬S GALL. On the evening of the‭ ‬22nd Feb.,‭ ‬the BALL of the season took place at Park Square,‭ ‬Tyler,‭ ‬Texas,‭ ‬and was attended by all classes.‭ ‬It was no aristocratic affair,‭ ‬but a Public Jubilee,‭ ‬in which the high in office,‭ ‬from the Governor down to the‭ ‬2nd Lieutenant‭ ‬– Yankee and Rebel‭ ‬– ladies and gentlemen‭ ‬– all mingled together as readily as‭ “‬water and oil.‭” The attraction of the evening was,‭ ‬as a matter of course,‭ ‬His Honor Gov.‭ ‬SAMUEL MORTON,‭ ‬who,‭ ‬with a clean‭ “‬biled‭”‬ shirt on and his feet clean-washed,‭ ‬was the admiration and pride of all present‭! ‬The Ladies in particular were much‭ “...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 1 March 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner:‭ NEW BOOKS In Press:-‭ ‬We are happy to announce that we have now in press,‭ ‬and will issue soon a new work of rare scientific interest.‭ ‬The title is‭ “‬AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSE OF OLD ACE IN MULES,‭ ‬AND SUGGESTIONS AS TO THE REMEDY.‭”‬ By J.‭ ‬Dilingham,‭ ‬late U.S.N.‭ ‬The CAPTAIN,‭ ‬we have been informed,‭ ‬had not previously given much attention to scientific or literary pursuits,‭ ‬beyond those connected with his profession‭ ‬– and those he of course,‭ ‬went in on,‭ “‬on‭ ‬the deep.‭”‬ We are indebted for this production to the fact that he was ruthlessly torn from his briney home,‭ ‬and subjected to a monotonous imprisonment.‭ ‬At first our auth or seemed to have lost all interest in life‭; ‬but so active a mind could not always‭ ‬be kept quiet.‭ ‬For some reasons of state,‭ ‬which the author does not mention,‭ ‬he was removed from one place of imprisonment to another,‭ ‬until he was at least brought to this place.‭ ‬...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 15 March 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner: The Old Flag. Vol.‭ ‬1.‭ ‬Camp Ford,‭ ‬Tyler,‭ ‬Texas,‭ ‬March‭ ‬13th,‭ ‬1864.‭ ‬No.‭ ‬3 ‎[‏Written Expressly For the OLD FLAG.‭] HIGH-BIRD‭; OR THE LEAGUE OF BLOOD‭! A TALE OF THE MYSTERIES AND MISERIES OF FORD CITY,‭ ‬TEXAS. BY MEIGH,‭ ‬D.K.‭ CHAPTER‭ ‬1.‭ THE MIDNIGHT PROWLER. Hark‭! ‬dost hear the thunder roll‭?‬/‭ ‬Johnny,‭ ‬fill up the bowl‭! It was the still hour of midnight‭! ‬The winds of a fierce‭ ‬norther whistled a mournful dirge at the doors of the‭ ‬shebangs‭ ‬of the inhabitants of Ford City,‭ ‬and the weary conscript more closely hugged‭ ‬– not the old flint-lock,‭ ‬but-‭ ‬the large log fire,‭ ‬blazing on his beat,‭ ‬while the Sergent of the Guard,‭ ‬wrapped his carpet-blanket still closer about his aged form,‭ ‬dreaming of ‎“‏The days of yore,/‭ ‬When he had more,/‭ ‬Of flour and meat,/‭ ‬Than he could eat./‭ ‬and d‭___‬_d the‭ “‬S.C.‭” At this lonely hour‭ “‬a man might have been seen slowly wending his way‭”‬ through...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 15 March 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner: 2.‎ ‏The Old Flag. He was the nephew of Ross the mighty Sachem of that tribe and was a warrior of chivalrous bearing.‭ ‬But the Choctaw leader was of another mould.‭ ‬He bore the lofty appellation of UMBLE-BEE,‭ ‬and delighted in rude sports and deeds of dreadful note.‭ ‬Behind him came ORCHIMALTHA,‭ ‬the Creek leader,‭ ‬in all‭ ‬the dreadful glory of war-paint.‭ It was but a moment,‎ ‏and all seemed over. ‎ ‏The pale-faces,‭ ‬taken by surprise,‭ (‬like Brashear City,‭) ‬were completely paralyzed.‭ ‬Destiny shook her dreadful fangs.‭ ‬Revenge brooded over the scene.‭ ‬Mercy fled beyond the Fifth Avenue Hotel,‭ ‬and Despair‭’‬s dark pinions settled down,‭ ‬like a buzzard bird of prey. ‎ ‏The gigantic savage,‭ ‬who bore the sounding name of OKCHIMALTHA,‭ ‬had seized the gentle Lady of Deign,‭ ‬by her long,‭ ‬dishevelled locks and was drawing around her throbbing temples his ensanguined‭ ‬scalping knife,‭ ‬when suddenly a noble and stal...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 15 March 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner: ‎[‏Picture of a flag‭] THE OLD FLAG ‎“‏Flag of the free heart‭’‬s only home,/‭ ‬By angel hands to valour given,/‭ ‬Thy stars have lit the welkin dome,/‭ ‬And all thy hues were born in heaven‭!” FORD CITY,‭ ‬MARCH‭ ‬15th,‭ ‬1864. PRIZE STORY‭! For the best original story of not less than THREE nor more than FIVE column of the FLAG,‭ ‬to be sent in by the First day‭ ‬of April,‭ ‬1864,‭ ‬we will pay the magnificent sum of FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS‭! Payment to be made two years after the conclusion of the present War,‭ ‬in Confederate Money. DONATION:-‭ ‬From the loyal supporters of the‭ “‬OLD FLAG,‭”‬ we acknowledge to have received a splendid donation of Corn-federate money,‭ ‬which just at this particular period affords us needed succor.‭ ‬Editors are proverbially poor‭ ‬– even those single in life‭ ‬– but‭ ‬we,‭ ‬with‭ ‬wife,‭ ‬one small children,‭ ‬and‭ ‬nine at the breast,‭ ‬a small circulation and candles Fifty dollars per Hundred,‭ ‬...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Old Flag — 15 March 1864

Transcription starts in top,‭ ‬left-hand corner: Miscellaneous. ‎[‏Picture of a hand.‭] ‬A THRILLING LEAF FROM THE LOG OF AN OLD WHALER:‭ ‬-‭ ‬Our crew‭ ‬were a‭ ‬young rough and villainous looking set of fellows‭; ‬they were the off-scourings‭ ‬from nearly every nation,‭ ‬and quarrelsome words and‭ ‬desperate oaths in all languages,‭ ‬might be heard at almost‭ ‬any time.‭ ‬They‭ ‬were agreed in nothing but to try and shirk all duty and hate their officers.‭ These‎ ‏never appeared‭ ‬on deck,‭ ‬or gave an order but they were met with black looks muttered curses,‭ ‬and other evidences of insubordination that gave me great uneasiness.‭ ‬My officers were fine young men,‭ ‬but very high spirited,‭ ‬and I felt that some indiscretion might at any time precipitate a serious collision‭ ‬– possibly‭ ‬a mutiny and blood-shed.‭ To‎ ‏prepare against this,‭ ‬I‭ ‬caused all the arms to be removed to my state-room,‭ ‬kept my pistols carefully loaded and always near at hand.‭ ‬I‭ ‬was on the alert...

Publication Title: Old Flag, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
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