US Christian Commission Flag

The National Civil War Chaplain’s Museum is proud to announce a rare opportunity to purchase an original Christian Commission flag.

The documentation with the flag says; “Headquarters Flag of the United States Christian Commission In the Field at the battles of; Mission [Missionary] Ridge; Lookout Mountain; Taylors Gap; Dallas [?], Resaca; Altoona Pass; Big Shanty; Kenasaw [Kennesaw] Mountain; Five Forks; Petersburg; [and the] Taking of Richmond.” The hand written document was signed by Delegate W. A. Lawrence.

US Christian Commission

US Christian Commission and General Sherman’s army in late 1864

US Christian Commission at General Grant’s headquarters at City Point, VA

 

photo of original flag at City Point VA