The American Flag (Matamoros) 1846-186?

The American Flag was a weekly newspaper first appearing in 1846 and running through the 1860s. It was published in Matamoros by Fleeson, Peoples & Co.

The Portal to Texas History currently provides access to 211 issues (847 pages) from 3 years of this newspaper's run. The earliest date held is July 4, 1846. The last date is December 6, 1848. Access to this newspaper is made possible in part by The Abilene Library Consortium and The Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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Languages: English, Spanish


  • Mexico - Tamaulipas - Matamoros Municipality - Heroica Matamoros
  • United States - Texas - Cameron County - Brownsville
Kind Serial Title


  • LCCN: sn83025622
  • OCLC: 9710543
  • UNT-TITLE-ID: t00709

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The American Flag, title in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. accessed May 30, 2024.

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