This name that is famous created by Captain William Driver, ship master of Salem, Massachusetts, in 1831. While he ended up being making using one of his numerous voyages aboard the brig Charles Doggett buddies delivered him with an attractive American banner of twenty four movie stars. Once the advertising opened into the ocean breeze when it comes to time that is first he exclaimed “Old Glory!” (This voyage would climax using the rescue of this mutineers regarding the Bounty).
Captain Driver retired to Nashville in 1837, using their treasured flag that is american their sea times with him. By plenty of time the Civil War erupted, everyone that is most close to Nashville recognized Captain Driver’s “Old Glory.” Whenever Tennessee seceded through the Union, Rebels had been determined to destroy their flag, but repeated queries unveiled no trace associated with the banner that is hated.
Then on February 25th, 1862, Union forces captured Nashville and raised the US banner over the main city. It had been an ensign that is rather small instantly folks started asking Captain Driver if “Old Glory” nevertheless existed. Pleased to have soldiers with him this time, Captain Driver went house and started ripping in the seams of their sleep address. 继续阅读