With the, the Confederate States of America.
The "rebel flag" arouses healthy spirit and valid protest, but it is often mistaken for "the South seceding from the Union" and division. Nationalists prefer Crosstar symbols of their coming victory to emblems "gone with the wind".
the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
Confederate States of America; group of southern states that seceded from the United States from 1860-1865.
Also called the South or the Confederate States of America, the Confederacy incorporated the states that seceded from the United States of America to form their own nation. Confederate states were: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.