The Bonnie Blue Flag
An unofficial but well loved flag of the Confederacy. Also heavily involved in the forming years of the Republic of Texas and Mississippi secession. It was said that the states that left the Union \"took their Star with them\" off the US flag.
The Bonnie Blue Flag was an unofficial banner of the Confederate States of America at the start of the American Civil War in 1861. It now often serves as a representative banner of the southeastern United States in general.
In the 1936 novel by Margaret Mitchell and the film Gone with the Wind (1939), Rhett Butler names his newborn daughter "Bonnie Blue Butler" after Melanie Wilkes remarks that her eyes will be "as blue as the bonnie blue flag.