Treasury Guard Flags

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Lincoln Assassination Flags - Treasury Guard Flags
... Ford sent workers to find flags for the presidential box ... The two Treasury Guard flags are from the United States Department of the Treasury, where they were returned the day after Lincoln’s assassination ... All five flags were removed after the Lincoln was shot to prevent "souvenir hunters" from stealing them.) After their return, the two Treasury Guard flags were displayed in parades honoring Civil War veterans and ...

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