Goliad or “Troutman” 3×5 Battle Flag
This is a reproduction of what the Goliad Battle Flag also known as the Troutman Flag from the war for Texas independence might have looked like. The flag was presented to the Georgia Batallion of Permanent Volunteers by a young teenage girl named Joanna Troutman as they were passing through Knoxville Georgia on the way to Texas where they became part of General James Fannin’s provisional regiment. Miss Troutman also made the flag, hence the name “Troutman Flag”. There is some controversy among historians as to the exact verbiage that appeared on the flag, as the original flag was destroyed after the Goliad Massacre on March, 27th 1836, however, it is believed by many historians to have been made of white silk with a single blue star in the center and bearing the motto “Texas and Liberty”, although some historians believe it read “Liberty or Death”. This is one possible rendition of how the Troutman Flag appeared.
This is a printed 100-denier polyester reproduction of the Goliad Battle flag from the war for Texas independence. The actual size and materials are not the same as the original flag. The original flag was reported to have had two sides, with the obverse written in Latin and the reverse in English. This flag represents the reverse side only. For more information about the 2-sided flag click here. The artwork appears on both sides of the flag and lettering reads correctly on one side only.
- One solid piece of printed, hemmed fabric
- Lightweight, 100-denier polyester that will fly nicely in the slightest breeze.
- Bright colors
- 4 rows of stitching on the fly end to prevent premature fraying
- Reinforced header with brass grommets
- Flag size: 3′ x 5