National Geographic : 1946 Jan
© National Geographic Society This Sack of Flour Raised $275,000 to Aid Civil War Veterans R. C. Gridley carried it a mile in Austin to pay an election bet, then auctioned it many times for charitable donations. It inspired Austin's city seal. Kodachromes byW.Robert Moore Nevada Added the 36th Star toOld Glory under Lincoln The U. S. flag of 1864 hangsinthe Carson City Museum, behind astatue of President Abraham Lincoln. Formerly Nevada's gold and silver were minted here.