Declaration of Independence - Original Flag of Valor

The Original Flag of Valor

When we think of a flag, we think of a cloth symbol of our nation, our state or our faith. It seems fitting that we recognize the Declaration of Independence, while penned on what might be considered cloth, is our original flag of valor.

Declaration of Independence - The original flag of valor - FOV

The 27 points of Tyranny

The Declaration of Independence crystalized the sentiment of most within the 13 colonies. The document framed their grievances against the king of Great Britain George III.  With each documented point of accusation and example the signers established the grounds for dissolution of authority. In proper order they listed all that was wrong and in doing so, echoed all that is right.

To live life, to embrace liberty and pursue all the joys that flow from freedom.

Betsy Ross Collection - Happy Birthday USA

Counting the Cost

The men who signed the Declaration where signing their own sentences of the utmost punishment – death. Considering all they where prepared to lose, it is, in part, the closing sentence of the declaration, “and for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.”

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Definition of Valor

Valor is commonly defined as: great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle. We can think of no better way to celebrate July 4th, 2017 with a united salute to the to the authors and signatories of the Declaration of Independence – the original Flag of Valor.

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