The Historic Marker Near Marschall's Grave in Kentucky.



ARTIST OF CONFEDERACY
Nicola Marschall designed the
Stars and Bars, official flag of
Confederacy, and gray uniform of
the Southern army. March 1861.
Born, 1829, St. Wendel, Germany,
He came to U.S. (Alabama) in 1849
to continue professionally in art.
Noted portraits: Jefferson Davis,
other Confederates; Lincoln and
other Presidents. In 1873 he came
to Louisville where he died, 1917.





The grave of Nicola and Mattie Marschall





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