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 What do the stripes stand for on the Civil War Union flag?

Answer The stripes on the Civil War Union flag symbolize the original 13 states who had joined together in 1776. The flag had 33 stars at the beginning of the Civil War and 35 stars when it ended, which s... Read More »
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What do the stripes on the U.S. flag stand for?

The 13 stripes on the American flag represent the original 13 colonies: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, R... Read More »
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How many stripes were on the flag during the Civil War?

During the Civil War (1861-1865), the American flag had 13 alternating red and white stripes. The flag's number of stripes was fixed by law in 1818 after it was realized that adding a new stripe fo... Read More »
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What do the stripes represent on the U.S. flag?

The stripes on the United States flag represent the original colonies: one stripe per colony. The 13 alternating stripes comprise seven red and six white. Red symbolizes valor, and white symbolizes... Read More »
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What do the stars and stripes mean on the U.S. flag?

There are a number of views as to what the stars and stripes mean on the U.S. flag. The meanings of the colors of the flag are different now than they were when the flag was designed in the 1700s.D... Read More »
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