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past achievements in the old Revolution, and on the gory fields of Mexico. He told the Legion that the flag was the work of the fair fingers of the descendants of Darby, and Williams, and Campbell, the heroes of King's Mountain, and Cowpens and Eutaw.--Moultrie had first unfurled the flag of the Union on the walls of Fort Moultrie around it, was doubly valued. He would ask his followers to defend it." He asked them to "look upon its Palmetto tree and silver crescent"--then, turning to Sergeant Darby, he said: "To you I commit this sacred trust. I know you well — you must remember that you are the grandson of a patriot and hero." On taking it, SergeaSergeant Darby briefly replied, "that it was his pride and pleasure to be the bearer of that beautiful banner; that while life lasted it would never go down before the enemy, and if it did fall, his epitaph would be written on its folds." Every eye rested fondly on the silver crescent and memory-moving Palmetto, as the gorgeous fla