1861, the citizens of Missouri were trying to decide whether to
secede or remain in the Union. The State held a convention to
settle the matter. The Ladies of Glasgow presented a flag to the
Union candidates of the senatorial district. Ex-governor Sterling
Price received the flag for the candidates.
flag is made from Ms. Jennie Nash's blue silk dress and the red
and white satin, which was donated by other women. Dr. Vaughn
made the silver stars and motto from gold paper.
General Price eventually decided to support the Confederate side,
it was requested that the Home Guard be allowed to use the flag.
It was carried by the Guard into the Battle of Glasgow in 1864.