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Confederate Naval Jack Battle Flag

Confederate Naval Jack (Battle Flag)

Measures 3' x 5' and is constructed of super polyester with extra sewing on the fly side. Brass Grommets.

The design was originally made by South Carolina Congressman William Porcher Miles with the intent to be the first national flag, but it was rejected by the Confederate government. Some critics supposedly scoffed at the design, saying it looked too much like crossed suspenders.

What is now often called "The Confederate Flag" or "The Confederate Battle Flag" (actually a combination of the battle flag's colors with the Second Navy Jack's design), despite its never having historically represented the CSA as a nation, has become a widely recognized symbol of The South It is also called the "Rebel", "Southern Cross, or "Dixie" flag, and is often incorrectly referred to as the "Stars and Bars".

The Flag was never a National Flag of the Confederacy. It was carried into battle by several armies such as the Army Of Northen Virginia and the Army of Tennessee. It was also used as a Naval Jack by the Confederate Navy.

The Confederate Battle Flag today finds itself in the center of much controversy. It is very important to keep in mind that the Confederate Battle Flag was only a battle flag. It was never even a National flag, so how could it have flown over a slave nation or represented slavery or racism.