2nd National Confederate Flag Double Nylon Embroidered 10 x 15 ft.

$249.95

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Description

Also called the “Stainless Banner”

used from May 1863 to March 1865

After public opinion deemed that the first Confederate Flag too closely resembled the flag used by the United States, this new flag was adopted by the Confederate Government.

Its incorporation of the Confederate Battle flag (from the Army of Virginia) was meant to be in tribute to the valor of the Confederate fighting man. It had 13 stars – one for each member state of the Confederacy.

The white background was intended to show the purity of the cause of the Confederacy.

One of the first uses of this flag was to drape the coffin of southern General Stonewall Jackson who died in mid-may 1863. Due to this it was sometimes referred to as the “Jackson flag”.

This flag was discontinued in 1865 and a new Third Confederate flag adopted when it was decided that it too often resembled a flag of truce in light wind.

FLAG QUALITY AND USES
 
 
Military Quality
Construction: Double Nylon Embroidered (2 ply)
 
– Our toughest, most beautiful flags
– Double Ply Nylon is highest rated flag construction
– Twice the thickness and stamina of any other flag
– Designs are embroidered
– Superior look and feel to printed flags
– Bright thread adds texture and weight
– Long lasting, waterproof, tear and fray resistant material 
– Double and Quad stitched edges all around
– Reinforced grommet holes with metal rings for added durability. 
– Attaches easily to any flag pole
 
(Designs with text read properly on the front side and backwards on the reverse (as per proper flag construction see here)
 
RECOMENDED USES:
 
– Armed conflict, battlefields, military encampments
– Ships at sea, heavy weather, wilderness
– Permanent flag displays (all weather)
– Indoor Honor displays, memorials
– Caskets, Ambassadorial quarters

Additional information

Weight 8 oz