The Confederate States of America

The Confederate States of America (HM203P)

Location: Union City, TN 38261 Obion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 26.202', W 89° 4.21'

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When the Confederate states declared themselves as separate nation, a new flag was needed. The first national flag of the Confederacy, flying here, was known as the "Stars and Bars." The 13 stars reflect the Confederate claims to Missouri and Kentucky. The design was changed in 1863 because it's similarity to the Starts and Stripes often caused confusion on the battlefield. The second Confederate flag, "The Stainless Banner," was mistaken for a flag of truce on the battlefield and replaced with "The Blood Stained Banner" in 1865. The flag now commonly thought of as the Confederate flag was actually a battle flag flown by various units of the Confederate Army. The C.S.A. fielded an estimated 1 million troops and lost at least 74,524 men in battle along. Total casualty rates are estimated to be a high as 30% of all white males 18-40 years old.
HM NumberHM203P
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Date Added Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 314442 N 4034378
Decimal Degrees36.43670000, -89.07016667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 26.202', W 89° 4.21'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 26' 12.12" N, 89° 4' 12.6" W
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Area Code(s)731, 270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 210-260 Graham Dr, Union City TN 38261, US
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