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If you mean the most well known of the Confederate flags (red background with 13 white stars on navy blue, piped white diagonal stripes) I think it was just called 'the battle flag' - The Confederates had to introduce this new design part way into the civil war because their earlier flag 'the stars and bars' looked too much like the Union 'stars and stripes' - causing confusion in the smoke of battle! The Confederates had three official 'national flags' preceded by an unofficial one called 'the bonnie blue flag' which was a sigle white star on black background - i.e. the south under one star. The 3 national flags were 'the stars and bars' 'the stainless banner' and the 'third national flag' - these either looked too much like the Union flag - or in the case of the 'stainless' had so much white that they looked like a flag of surrender! hence the introduction of 'the Battle flag'
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One for each of the eleven Confederate states and one each forMissouri and Kentucky. The confederate flag's 13 stars stand for each state of theconfederacy... This is the li…st. *Seven states seceded by February1861* -South Carolina -Mississippi -Florida -Alabama -Georgia-Louisiana -Texas *After Lincoln called for troops, four morestates seceded* -Virginia -Arkansas -North Carolina -Tennessee *Twomore slave states secessionist governments. The Confederacyadmitted them, but the pro-Confederate state governments were soonin exile and never controlled the states* -Kentucky -Missouri Thusthe 13 states of the confederacy we're born!
The nick name for the Rebel Flag (Confederate Flag) is the "Stars and Bars."
Dixie Flag, The Rebel Flag, Stars & Bars
This is actually the the confederate battle flag. The "crossed stars" is still incorporated in flags of a few southern states (Georgia and Mississippi maybe more). The officia…l flag of the Confederate states of America changed many times in its short life. The Stars and Bars is the a common nickname, but this is the name of the actual confederate flag that did not have the crossed star pattern at all. The "crossed stars" design is sometimes called the "rebel," "southern cross" or "Dixie" flag. The final official flag of the confederate states, "The Bloodstained Banner," did have the "crossed star" design in the upper right corner.
The Confederate flag's thirteen stars stand for each state of the Confederacy.
Stars and stripes.
Well, even though there were 11 confederate states there were two state (Missouri and Kentucky) did not successfully cede for the union.///This question has incorrect info…rmation, and the first part of the answer is not correct. The Battle Flag has 13 stars; 3 on each of the 4 wings of the cross and 1 in the center,a total of 13. The reason for this number is because many Southerners saw the separation of their states from the Union as equivalent to the 13 colonies separating from Britain in the American Revolution.In fact some in the South actually termed it "The Second American Revolution". The First National flag has 11 stars representing the 11 states in the Confederacy. It had nothing to do with any of the "border states".
The official flag of the Confederacy was a blue square in the upper left corner with a variance of 7 to 13 stars in a circle, two thick red stripes top and bottom and an equal…ly thick white stripe in the middle of the two. It is often refereed to as the "stars and bars". The confederate battle flag was the same design as the confederate navy jack as seen in some other variants of the confederate flag, but elongated to form a rectangular shape. the battle flag is the most widely known confederate flag.
A confederation flag, as with any other flag, is a representation and identification of a group of nations, such as the USSR had, or a group of states, such as the Confederate… states had.
Thomas Jackson got the nickname of Stonewall Jackson at the First Battle of Bull Run. General Thomas Jackson, for his refusal to come to the aid of General Bee and General Bar…tow, both of whom were subsequently killed in action. Earlier, Bee had made a derogatory comment about Jackson standing on the hill like a stone wall [while his men and Bartow's men were being killed]. Yet, Jackson resisted the Union advance until Confederate reinforcements arrived, and the nickname "Stonewall" became complimentary after that.
The Stars and Bars
George B., his nickname was "Little Napoleon".
Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson Here is how he got his nickname: During the first Battle of the Bull Run, Brigadeer-General Barnard E. Bee commented, "There is Jackson… standing like a stone wall." As the war continued, through the tumult and the chaos, Jackson was continually complimented by his fellow Confederate soldiers for his keen skill and strategy on the battlefield, always steadfast and ready. To read more about Stonewall Jackson's career, check out this website: xroads.virginia.edu/~ug97/monument/jacksbio.html
We don't know. The Confederate commander who shouted "There is Jackson standing like a stone wall!" was mortally wounded later in the day, so nobody was able to ask him whethe…r he was praising him for standing fast or criticising him for not coming across to help his own brigade.
The design of the battle flag was not changed at all. In the east, in General Lee's Army, they were usually 4' X 4", square, while in the Army of Tennessee in the west the…y were usually rectangular, as is seen today. The flag design which was changed was the Confederate National Flag, the Stars and Bars. General Beauregard designed the battle flag because the Stars and Bars, on smoky battlefields, looked too much like the old flag, the Stars and Stripes of the Union. This might cause friend to fire on friend. or allow the enemy to draw too near, from misinterpreting which flag they were showing. But the Confederate Navy continued to use the "First National" Flag, the Stars and Bars. This soon was seen to cause confusion at sea as much as it had on land, so the "Second National" flag was adopted, which was a white flag, with a miniature representation of the battle flag in the upper corner, where the stars had been. But this looked too much like a white flag of surrender, and more confusion resulted. So the "Third National" Flag was adopted, which was the same as the Second but with a broad red stripe added up and down the end, so it would no longer look like Rebel vessels were flying a white flag.
The Confederate Battle Flag (the Starry Cross) is, as the name suggests, a military banner. During its four-year existence, the Confederacy had three "National" flags, usu…ally referred to simply as first, second, and third National. These national flags were for the purpose of representing the Confederate civilian government. The second and third National flags incorporated the Battle flag design in the upper left corner.