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Vol. 2, No. 2: Winter 1996

The Confederate Battle Flag in American History and Culture

by John M. Coski

“Through more than three dozen photographs, the author reveals the battle flag’s history and its symbolism.”

The most controversial and ubiquitous of Confederate symbols today, as well as for the last half-century, is the battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia—a blue St. Andrews cross emblazoned on a field of red.

This article appears as an abstract above, the complete article can be accessed in Project Muse
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