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'Stars and Bars' swap won't work

...swapping the battle flag for the "Stars and Bars." As a former teacher, Mr...read his history. First, the Stars and Bars is considered to be the first national...cemetery, and substituting the Stars and Bars for the battle flag is appropriate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/03/let_336475.shtml
Letters
'Stars and Bars' the wrong call

...line. You called the Confederate battle flag the "Stars and Bars." Shame on you. Any student of Southern history knows that the "Stars and Bars" refers to another flag, the one with the stars on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/05/edi_287394.shtml
Editorials
Swap battle flag for 'stars and bars' and everyone wins

...situation. This is the so-called "stars and bars," and few people know anything...replaced every one of those with the stars and bars and guess what? They are still...of hate and oppression that the stars and bars never was. Seth Benson, Millen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/20/let_339916.shtml
Letters
History of the flags of the Confederacy is recounted

...national flag of the Confederacy the "Stars and Bars." (March 20 letter, "Swap battle flag for 'Stars and Bars' and everyone wins"). The Stars and Bars is the first national flag of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/02/let_336297.shtml
Letters
Slaps media for Rebel flag `trouble'

...The Confederate First National Flag was similar to the Stars and Stripes, only with wide red and white bars in the Stars and Bars. The battle flag, designed after the cross of St. Andrew, was affectionately known as the Southern Cross by those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/09/edi_201114.shtml
Editorials
State flag has never represented racism

...never the flag of the Confederacy, and it was never the Stars and Bars. That is a different flag and was the first flag of...the heat of battle, through the dust and smoke, the Stars and Bars looked too much like the Stars and Stripes and it was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/14/let_368969.shtml
Letters
Museum shows generosity

...Herr Marschall, a Kentuckian by adoption, to design the First National Flag of the Confederacy, known also as the Stars and Bars. The government asked him also to design the Confederate Army uniform, which he did. Thus did Marschall play an unusual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-10-03/museum-shows-generosity
A new day - or not?

...divisive 1956 state flag so prominently featuring the Stars and Bars. After then-Gov. Roy Barnes in 2001 shepherded through...best. Fairly or not, it is widely believed that the Stars and Bars was given such prominence on the state flag in 1956...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/16/edi_364793.shtml
Editorials
21 Confederates receive funeral

...presented them to crying widows, clad in black. But the widows never met their fallen beaus. The flags were the Stars and Bars, and the soldiers and sailors died at least 140 years ago fighting for the Confederacy. The remains of 21 Confederate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/07/met_446657.shtml
Metro
Legacy fuels fight for flag

...afternoon, the flea market vendor outside Pelion on that route, U.S. Highway 302, is sold out of battle flags and Stars and Bars, the first national flag of the Confederacy after seven states seceded. That wasn't the case six months ago when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/14/met_288762.shtml
Metro