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The Confederate flag. [from the Richmond Dispatch, April 26, 1896.] an interesting letter from General Bradley T. Johnson. Acts of Congress regulating it. To the Editor of the Dispatch : The Confederate flag, with the memories it arouses, is very dear to many people, and we think it but justice to perpetuate a tru
ho saw one.
After March 4, 1865, we were not making flags.
Please print the acts of Congress establishing the flags.
The last act has never been printed. Bradley T. Johnson.
From the Records.
We comply with General Johnson's request by printing the Act of May 1, 1863, and the amendment thereto, passed March 4, 1865: General Johnson's request by printing the Act of May 1, 1863, and the amendment thereto, passed March 4, 1865:
An act to establish the flag of the Confederate States:
The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That the flag of the Confederate States shall be as follows: The field to be white, the length double the width of the flag, with the union (now used as the battle-flag) to be a square of two-thirds the width of