The Confederate Battle Flag is not the Stars and Bars

I was incorrect when I referred to the Confederate Battle Flag as the Stars and Bars.  This is the actual flag of the Confederate Government which was known as the Stars and Bars

Flag of the Confederate States of America (1861-1863).svg

I discovered this reading a piece by Boyd Cathey where he discusses the controversy surrounding the Battle Flag and delves into Civil War revisionism in general.  I’d urge people to read it to get a better understanding of why the Civil War took place.

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