battle flag


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a flag that leads troops into battle

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The Confederate Battle Flag as it is known today was actually never the official flag of the Confederacy.
In fact, when Walmart denied one Louisiana man's request for a Confederate flag cake, he successfully ordered another adorned with the ISIS battle flag (Kim); striking out on social media, Chuck Netzhammer condemned Walmart's efforts to "alienat[e] southern Americans.
Many white Southerners bridled at Northern "interference," and the battle flag became a symbol of resistance.
Debates over displaying the Confederate battle flag became quite familiar in South Carolina after the shooting.
Nikki Haley of South Carolina signed a bill into law that removes the Confederate battle flag from the state Capitol there, following the recent shooting of nine people at Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
A protester waves a |Confederate battle flag in front of the South Carolina statehouse during the debate The move came after more than 13 hours of, at times contentious, debate.
remove the Confederate battle flag from the state capitol grounds after an emotional 13-hour debate over the controversial banner.
Various alternatives were proposed, from a referendum to hoisting a different Civil War-era battle flag to flying the current flag only once a year on Confederate Memorial Day.
Does a Southern Baptist leader's call for the Confederate battle flag to come down mark a sea change in the views of evangelicals about a symbol long wrapped in both support for slavery and regional pride?
The debate about the Charleston,South Carolina, Bible study shooting has morphed into a debate about the Confederate battle flag and other symbols of the Confederacy.
The tragedy has reignited debate about race relations and sparked a backlash against the Confederate battle flag.
Iles took part repeatedly growing up, one year sprinting the Confederate battle flag around the auditorium.
About 60 pages of appendices provide service records on each man of the regiment, plus regimental statistics and info on the regimentAEs battle flag.
We'd seen a lot out there that weren't very inspiring so we wanted a battle flag that stood out.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on its website describes the confederate battle flag as one of the "state sponsored symbols of white supremacy.