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1775 Massachusetts "Appeal to Heaven" Flag

1775 Massachusetts "Appeal to Heaven" Flag

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Fight alongside the Massachusetts militia in the American Revolution under this flag!  The motto "An Appeal to Heaven" was widely used in the beginning of the American Revolution.  In fact, it is claimed that a flag with this motto was flown at the battle of Bunker Hill (1775).  Our recreation is taken from a 1776 illustration of Major-General Charles Lee, which shows this flag in the background.  Its unusual proportions are copied directly from the illustration.  The 7th Pennsylvania flag ( shares similar proportions. 

A 1776 colored version of this engraving paints the flag a light buff and the lettering dark gold, and that is reproduced here.

Flag comes as three high-quality PNG images in a zip folder: obverse, reverse, and complete image.

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File Last Updated:
September 11, 2021
This title was added to our catalog on October 01, 2021.
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