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Confederate States of America

The Confederate States of America was a confederacy of states that seceded from the United States in 1860 and 1861. It was dissolved after the defeat of its armies in the American Civil War in 1865.

Third flag of the Confederate States of America, known as the "Blood Stained Banner". A white field with a "Southern Cross" in the upper hoist canton (at top left in this image) and and vertical red bar at the fly end (at right in this image). The Southern Cross in the canton is a red field with a blue diagonal cross and stars within the cross itself.
Flag of the Confederate States of America (third and final version, from March 1865 onwards)