"Don't Give Up the Ship" Flag from War of 1812

The original quote that became the popular naval battle cry was "Tell the men to fire faster and not to give up the ship." This was shouted by Captain James Lawrence, Commander of the Chesapeake, after he was mortally wounded near Boston Harbor.

Date:
1813
Original Format:
Artifact
Item#:
48.083
Height:
1951px
Width:
2912px
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