# History

What do the 35 stars and their arrangement and the 13 strips mean on the 7th Cavalry Guidon Flag that Custer used in the battle of little big horn

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. On the first site you can see the flag:

http://www.anyflag.com/history/cavguid.htm

On the second site you can see all the guidon flags and meanings of colors:

http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-flags/guidons.htm

The 35 stars probably represent the 35 states that were part of the United States at that time. The 13 stripes represent the original 13 colonies.

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