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6 years 11 weeks ago, 3:23 PM

Saint J.M. Browning

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Recognize this?

I've seen a few people that have uploaded this or a variant. Do y'all know what this flag represents?

Battle of Gonzales Flag

(hint: It's a Texas thing)

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6 years 11 weeks ago, 3:31 PM

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molon labe

from the TX/Mex war... click on my profile and you'll see a newer version with a scar on the right side

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
6 years 11 weeks ago, 1:56 PM

Saint J.M. Browning

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molon labe

BTW, I like the updated one w/ the rifle.

"I don't think Hank done it this way" - Waylon
6 years 11 weeks ago, 3:49 PM

Saint J.M. Browning

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It was from the Battle of Gonzales, the first action in the War of Independence for the Republic of Texas. Mexico wanted a cannon they provided to the town returned as relations were breaking down between Mexico and the American settlers in Texas. The militia of Gonzales created this flag to let the Mexican troops sent to obtain the cannon be aware of their position.

It's kind of the Gadsden Flag for Texas.

"I don't think Hank done it this way" - Waylon

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