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The Confederate States flag, "the Stars and Bars," is adopted in Montgomery, Alabama

"The Stars and Bars," first national flag of the Confederate States, 1861
03/04/1861
The new flag of the Confederate States, designed by Major Orren Randolph Smith of North Carolina, was adopted at the the Convention of Confederate States in Montgomery, Alabama.  It soon became popularly known as "the Stars and Bars."  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 267.

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