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Legend of the Leg End - the Gadsden Flag of 1775

The Gadsden Flag of 1775 – ‘Don’t Tread on Me’

 

Christopher Gadsden (1724 – 1805) was the principal leader of the South Carolina Patriot movement during the American Revolution.

 

In 1766 Gadsden was appointed as a delegate to the Stamp Act Congress in New York City, which was called to protest the Stamp Act.

 

Gadsden ‘UNDER-STOOD’ the true meaning of the ‘STAMP ACT’.

 

Order of the Knights of the Garter.

Founded 1348, Woodstock, Oxford, England.

An elite ‘British’ Order limited to 24 knights at any one time…

 

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Uploaded on October 12, 2020