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Barbara Fritchie

  • [At age 95, she is supposed to have said to Confederate troops:] Fire at this old head, then, boys; it is not more venerable than your flag!

    • Barbara Fritchie,
    • in Paul F. Boller, Jr., and John George, They Never Said It ()

Barbara Fritchie, U.S. Civil War unionist

(1766 - 1962)

Full name: Barbara Hauer Fritchie. Last name sometimes spelled Frietchie or Frietsche.

 

 

 

 

sometimes spelled Frietschie