"Street banner in Charleston, before the Civil War began."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Civil War banner

"Street banner in Charleston, before the Civil War began."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

The Confederate Flag

Confederate Flag

The Confederate Flag

The proposed seal of the Confederate States of America.

Confederate States Seal

The proposed seal of the Confederate States of America.

"Flag of Truce from the Confederates for a suspension of firing, to bury their dead, at Port Royal, S. C."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Flag of Truce

"Flag of Truce from the Confederates for a suspension of firing, to bury their dead, at Port Royal,…

The Confederate Flag on a flag pole.

Confederate Flag

The Confederate Flag on a flag pole.

"The old flag again on Sumter- raised (on a temporary staff formed of an oar and boathook) by Captain H. M. Bragg, of General Gillmore's staff, February 18th, 1865."— Frank Leslie, 1896

Old Flag

"The old flag again on Sumter- raised (on a temporary staff formed of an oar and boathook) by Captain…

On the day that South Carolina proclaimed sovereignty, a banner for the new state was adopted.

South Carolina Flag

On the day that South Carolina proclaimed sovereignty, a banner for the new state was adopted.