Raven: A Journal of Vexillology

Volume 20, 2013

Catherine M. Wright
Pages 85-101

Colors of the Confederacy: Consecration and Controversy

This article provides a discussion of the flags of the Confederacy, illustrated by historical flags of the period. The author discusses how one flag pattern gained primacy in the South during the Civil War, and how that flag is viewed in contemporary U.S. culture.