Palmetto flag


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Pal`met´to flag


1.Any of several flags adopted by South Carolina after its secession. That adopted in November, 1860, had a green cabbage palmetto in the center of a white field; the final one, January, 1861, had a white palmetto in the center of a blue field and a white crescent in the upper left-hand corner.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Finally, there was the flag itself, a variation on the flag of the South Carolina Republic, the Palmetto Flag. But at this ceremony the flag also included seven stars on the side opposite the Palmetto in order to tie the state and its soldiers directly to the new Confederacy just then forming.
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