Second National Confederate Flag

Second National Confederate Flag (HM1BA5)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36131 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 22.705', W 86° 18.036'

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("Stainless Banner")

The intensity of the war caused the desire for a new national flag that was in no way similar to the U.S. flag. The "Stainless Banner" was adopted by the Confederate Congress on May 1, 1863. The cross of St. Andrew, depicted on the flag, has been consecrated on the battlefield when variations of its design had been carried as a "battle flag" by many Southern units. The white field stood for the purity of the cause of independence.

Credit: From the collection of the Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, VA.
Painting by Conrad W. Chapman
HM NumberHM1BA5
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 12:11am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 565790 N 3582596
Decimal Degrees32.37841667, -86.30060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.705', W 86° 18.036'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 42.30" N, 86° 18' 2.16" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 612-676 Monroe St, Montgomery AL 36131, US
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