hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
The Daily Dispatch: March 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 2 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

ybody to pull down. Intelligence of the exhibition and its accompanying threat were soon spread abroad, and the Captain was waited upon by several parties, who induced him to lower the obnoxious bunting.--The flag which created so much attention is the old "Stars and Stripes," with this difference, that the stripes are reversed, there being a red stripe next below the union, whilst in the Government flag a white stripe comes next to the union. Much indignation is expressed at the conduct of the Captain, who denies, however, that the flag had any political significance, and asserts that the flag was presented to the ship when she was launched, seven years ago, by Mr. Isaac Bell, of Mobile, after whose wife, Mrs. Adelaide Bell, the ship was named. His statement is disbelieved, the "Vigilant" Committee sticking to their assertion that the flag is known at sea among sea-captains as the flag of the Northern or Black Republican States, and has been so recognized for three or four years.
Naples. --Official dispatches from Flag Officer Bell, of the Mediterranean squadron, say that conspiracies and arrests are of daily occurrence at Naples, and that the state of affairs there is very unsettled, so that travelers are afraid to come to Naples and spend a portion of the winter in that fine climate.