First Confederate National Flag
Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 12/23/2010
The Confederate States of America’s first national flag was also known as the “Stars & Bars.” This flag flew from 1861 to 1863. Each of the eight stars represented a Confederate state in March 1861 when the flag was adopted.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)