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Trivia Question 2-27-17 special flag

Discussion in 'War Between the States Trivia Game' started by Trivia Master, Feb 27, 2017.

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  1. hoosier

    hoosier 1st Lieutenant Forum Host

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    This is the flag that once belonged to J. P. Gillis, also known as the Biderman flag after the man who took the flag away from Gillis.
     

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    The J. P. Gillis Flag, AKA the “Biderman” Flag of California
     
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    The only capture of a Confederate flag in California during the Civil War took place on July 4, 1861, in Sacramento. During Independence Day celebrations, secessionist Major J. P. Gillis celebrated the independence of the United States from Britain as well as the southern states from the Union. Because the flag was captured by Jack Biderman, it is often also referred to as the "Biderman's Flag" So it has two names : J.P Gillis and/or Biterman"s

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    The J.P. Gillis Flag or "Biderman" Flag of California
     
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    The J. P. Gillis Flag, or the “Biderman” Flag of California
     
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    The J. P. Gillis Flag, or the “Biderman” Flag of California
     
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    Answer: Biderman Flag

    Edit - The J. P. Gillis Flag will also be accepted as a correct answer.

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