Proposed change of the Confederate flag.
The Natchez (Miss.) Courier
has the following appropriate suggestions in regard to the propriety of changing the Confederate
It has been said that the Confederate
flag is to be changed.
, of Alabama
, one of the best men in the South
, proposes that we should adopt, in lieu of the present flag, which, he says, ‘"borrows too much from the North
, and is associated with stripes,"’ the beautiful flag raised by that lover of freedom, Kosciusko
, in his native Poland
, after his return from fighting for freedom with Washington
It is a plain, blue field, with the white eagle.
There is no other flag like it now in use. Russia
extinguished that splendid blue flag, and it would be very appropriate for the South
It would be easily distinguished.
The only difficulty we can see in the way of adopting such a flag is that it could not be easily made where there were no artists to paint on the flag the white eagle.
If the lone star in the centre were substituted for the eagle it would, in our opinion, be more acceptable.