“STARS AND BARS” Images of 13 Star versions of the first Confederate national flag.

 13 star flag from the Customs House
at Charleston, South Carolina
by Wayne J. Lovett
from a sketch by Howard M. Madaus

Flag of Company E, 37th Alabama Infantry Regiment
Photo courtesy of Alabama Department of Archives and History,
Montgomery, Alabama

Flag of the 32nd Tennessee Infantry Regiment
Photo courtesy of Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, Tennessee.
Each of the gold painted stars has, as a medallion in its center,
the coat of arms or State seal of one of the Confederate States.
The image in the center of the circle of stars is a portrait of the
Tennessee capitol building in Nashville.