The Culpeper flag was used in the Revolution by soldiers from Culpeper County, Virginia and it is currently being used as their flag.
Its central symbol as a coiled rattlesnake about to strike, and below it the words 'Don't tread on me!' At each side was the inscription 'Liberty of Death!' At the flag's top was the inscription 'The Culpeper Minute Men. The flag appears to predate the more famous Rhode Island rattlesnake banner by Christopher Gadsden. Both of these flags feature the words 'Don't tread on me."