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The new constellation--the Confederate flag

The new constellation--the Confederate flag

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Published by s.n. in [Richmond, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flags -- Confederate States of America -- Poetry,
  • Confederate States of America -- Poetry,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Henry Keeling
    SeriesPatriotic poems -- no. 3, Confederate imprints, 1861-1865 -- reel 105, no. 3178, Patriotic poems -- no. 3
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 broadside
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15181086M

    Flag adds 5 stars for Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana, and Mississippi but limits stripes to 13 (total of 20 stars). Act of April 4, provided for 13 stripes and one star for each state. Each new star to be added to the flag on the 4th of July following the admission of each new state. Flag adds 1 star for Illinois (total of.   According to legend, Philadelphia seamstress Betsy Ross designed the new canton for the flag, which consisted of a circle of 13 stars and a blue background, at the request of General George Author: Chris Stirewalt.

    The stars were meant to stand for, "13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation." The American flag today has 13 alternate . The new flag retained the 13 alternating red and white stripes and introduced in its canton 13 stars representing a “new constellation”.The Betsy Ross flag connection is more legend than actual. The new flag was used exclusively at sea, but it was an historical template for the new nation that eliminated the union cross in favor of white stars.

    Full text of "Documentary history of the flag and seal of the Confederate States of America, " See other formats.   The five white stars of the fly of the flag represent the Southern Cross. The Southern Cross (or Crux) is one of the most distinctive constellations visible in the Southern Hemisphere and has been used to represent Australia and New Zealand since the early days of British settlement.


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Congress, on Jenacted a resolution "that the Flag of the United States be 13 stripes alternate red and white, that the Union be 13 stars white in a blue field representing a new constellation." The story of Betsy Ross Ross, Betsy, –, American seamstress, b.

Philadelphia. Her full name was Elizabeth Griscom Ross Ashburn. Inthe Continental Congress added the stars — “white in a blue field representing a new constellation.” The flag took time to catch on. The Civil War, which tested the integrity of the. On Jeleven days after receiving Green's communiqué, the Continental Congress hastily responded: "RESOLVED: that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the Union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field representing a new constellation." The sketchy wording of the flag resolution suggests 5/5(1).

Resolved, That the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.

The first national observance of Flag Day was on J ; years after the flag resolution was adopted by the Continental Congress.

Meanwhile, for the Confederate Congress, almost the first order of business was coming up with a national flag. Debate centered on how closely the new flag should resemble the Stars and Stripes.

The Stars and Bars, with its red, white and blue colors and its wide stripes and stars in a canton, did borrow heavily from the American flag. The Flag Act of created the official flag for the new nation of United States of America.

It stated, in part, that America’s flag “ be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.”. That the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternating red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.".

RFC Infobox flag choice What Confederate flag best represents the Confederate States of America for the Infobox. a.) Stars-and-Bars with 7, 9, 11 or 13 stars; official days.

Adopted and flown “everywhere in the Confederacy” (Coulter, p. ), citations in the discussion from Davis Inauguration to Siege of Atlanta b.). The "rebellious stripes" of that flag, lacking a field of stars, don't look like much.

Inthe Continental Congress added the stars — "white in a blue field representing a new constellation." The flag took time to catch on. The Civil War, which tested the integrity of the flag, represented a watershed. The “rebellious stripes” of that flag, lacking a field of stars, don’t look like much.

Inthe Continental Congress added the stars — “white in a blue field representing a new constellation.” The flag took time to catch on. The Civil War, which tested the integrity of the flag, represented a watershed.

Old Glory is almost certainly the most honored flag in the world. The American flag has a name, "Old Glory," which was given by the 19th-century American sea captain William Driver. He flew the flag during his career at sea and later brought it to Nashville. A new red-and-white maple leaf design was adopted as the flag of Canada on Februreplacing the old Canadian Red Ensign banner.

There are The American flag is layered with history and meaning. As Tim Marshall recounts in his book "A Flag Worth Dying For," its roots probably reach back prior to the country's independence. As John Coski relates in his definitive study, The Confederate Battle Flag: America’s Most Embattled Emblem, the banner was designed by Confederate Congressman William Porcher Miles (right, ), who set out in March to create a distinctive pattern for a national flag for the new Confederacy.

Miles began with a familiar. Secreted away in a bed quilt, the flag was eventually handed over to Union forces, and the legend of Old Glory spread. After the war, Union veterans advocated for the display of the flag and for its veneration.

The National Flag Conference of — yes, there was a national flag conference — set out the code subsequently adopted by : The Northern Virginia Daily. Inthe Continental Congress added the stars — “white in a blue field representing a new constellation.” The flag took time to catch on.

The Civil War, which tested the integrity of the. Rate Price Duration; One Year (Regular $) INTRODUCTORY OFFER: $ for days One Month: $ for 30 days. Inthe Continental Congress added the stars – “white in a blue field representing a new constellation.” The flag took time to catch on. The Civil War, which tested the integrity of the.

The American flag is layered with history and meaning. As Tim Marshall recounts in his book “A Flag Worth Dying For,” its roots probably reach back prior to the country’s independence. It may owe its red and white stripes to the flag of the Sons of Liberty, the revolutionary agitators who carried out the Boston Tea Party.

THE MAN WHO TAUGHT QUANTRILL HOW TO FIGHT A GUERRILLA WAR -- JOEL BRYAN MAYES InQuantrill went to Texas with a slaveholder named Marcus Gill. There he met Joel B. Mayes and joined the.The Confederate Flag is everywhere in the news right now, and I’ve taken that opportunity to learn about this suddenly controversial symbol.

of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation. The second US Flag was authorized by the Flag Act ofand.The largest free-flying American flag in the world flies over the George Washington Bridge Monday, Sept.

2,in Fort Lee, N.J. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the flag will fly on Labor Day under the upper arch of the bridge’s New Jersey tower.