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4in x 6in Green Mountain Boys with Staff and Spear
This 4″x6″ flag of the Green Mountain Boys is beautifully printed on silk-like material; these flags offer the highest quality in a mounted flag. They are carefully stitched on all four sides for longer lasting beauty. Flags come on a 3/16″x10″ black plastic staff with gold spear tip finial.
On August 16, 1777 the “Green Mountain Boys” fought under General Stark at the Battle of Bennington. It’s green field represented their name and the thirteen white stars a tribute to the thirteen colonies. A notable victory of the Green Mountain Boys under Ethan Allen, occurred on the morning of May 10, 1775, when they silently invaded the British held Fort Ticonderoga and demanded its surrender “In the name of the great Jehovah and the Continental Congress”. The captured cannon and mortars were transported across the snow covered mountains of New England and their installation on the heights over Boston Harbor enabled Washington to force the British to leave that important seaport.
|Dimensions||13 x 1 x 1 in|
|Number of Sections||
4in x 6in
Staff and Spear
Single Sided / Reverse Back