Third National Flag - Florida State Flags
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Third National Flag
On March 4, 1865, the design of the Confederate national flag was altered because its white field could be mistaken for a flag of truce or surrender. The new pattern, today called the third national flag, featured a vertical red bar added to the outer edge. Because the war ended several weeks after this pattern was adopted, it saw very little wartime use.