[The Richmond Inquirer Says]The Illustrated London News, vol. 42, no. 1202, p. 510.
May 9, 1863
The Richmond Inquirer says the stars and bars have gone out of use by general consent as the Confederate flag, because of its too great resemblance to "the Yankee concern." The crimson battle flag, with a St. Andrew's cross of blue, is in general use in the Confederate armies.