This flag, named after Colonel Christopher Gadsden of South Carolina, was flown early in 1776 by Commodore Esek Hopkins of Rhode Island, first Commander-in-chief of the Continental Fleet. Its inscription represented a warning by the colonists to the British.
Dyed in brilliant colors on lustrous, silk-like rayon material, these 4 in. x 6 in. flags are hemmed and mounted on 3/16 x 10 in. black plastic staffs. Base not included.