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Confederate Flag Demonstrations Take Place Across The South


100 people march in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Silsbee, TX (July 5, 2015)

100 people march in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Silsbee, TX (July 5, 2015)

By Hunter Wallace

The C of CC is tracking reports of multiple pro-Confederate Battle Flag demonstrations which are taking place this weekend across the South. Some of these events are affiliated with the Stand By The Flag Rally while others appear to be spontaneous in nature or were previously unknown to us. We will keep you updated with a live thread to collate relevant news reports:

Stafford, VA

75 pro-Confederate Battle Flag activists showed up at the Stafford County Courthouse.

Harrison, AR

80 pro-Confederate Battle Flag activists held a demonstration in front of Wal-Mart.

St. Louis, MO

6 pro-Confederate Battle Flag activists gathered in Forest Park in front of the Confederate monument in St. Louis.

Virginia Beach, VA

150 people gather in support of the Confederate Battle Flag and attempt to parade down the Oceanfront.

Silsbee, TX

About 100 people march in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Silsbee, TX.

Fort Oglethorpe, GA

Hundreds of people gather in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

Van Buren, AR

More than 250 people support the Confederate Battle Flag in Van Buren, AR.

Upstate South Carolina

More than 100 people participated in a pro-Confederate Battle Flag caravan in Upstate South Carolina in Easley, Powderville, and Pickens, SC.

Tampa, FL

100 people participate in a third “rolling rally” in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Tampa, FL.

Stone Mountain, GA

Stone Mountain Park reaches full capacity as large crowds avoid a proposed boycott on July 4th.

Houston, TX

100 people rally in support of the Confederate Battle Flag at a Houston mall.

Clanton, AL

Dozens of people march in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Clanton, AL. They are trailed by a group of bikers.

Tampa, FL

Over 100 people salute the Confederate Battle Flag in Tampa, FL on July 4th.

Gainesville, TX

Confederate Battle Flag supporters stage a large “rolling rally” in Gainesville, TX.

Arkansas

300 vehicles participate in a “rolling rally” somewhere in Arkansas on July 4th.

Ellijay, GA

Hundreds parade through Ellijay, GA in support of the Confederate Battle Flag on July 4th.

Conway, AR

Nearly 150 people rally in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Conway, AR.

Bristol, VA to Johnson City, TN

A large “rolling rally” in support of the Confederate Battle Flag took place between Bristol, VA and Johnson City, TN in the heart of Appalachia.

Rome, GA

Hundreds participate in pro-Confederate Battle Flag rally and parade in Rome, GA.

Jacksonville, FL

Dozens of people rallied in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Jacksonville, FL.

Ville Platte, LA

Dozens of people rallied in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Ville Platte, LA.

Madisonville, KY

Lots of people rallied in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Madisonville, KY.

Galveston, TX

Lots of people participate in a rolling rally in Galveston, TX.

Irving, TX

About a dozen people rallied in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Irving, Texas.

Russellville, AR

700 people showed up at the Pope County Rebel Ride in Russellville, AR.

Statesboro, GA

From photos posted on Facebook, it looks like at least 40 people showed up to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Statesboro, GA.

Boaz, AL

From photos posted on Facebook, dozens of people including the Alabama Flaggers showed up to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Boaz, AL.

Richmond, VA

From photos posted on Facebook, dozens of people rallied with the Virginia Flaggers at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond. Members of the Virginia/Maryland League of the South were there.

Nashville, TN

Around a hundred people rallied for the Confederate Battle Flag at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville.

Phoenix, AZ

From photos posted on the Stand By The Flag Rally Facebook page, some kind of pro-Confederate Battle Flag demonstration took place in Phoenix, AZ.

Hiram, GA

From photos posted on Facebook, about a dozen people supported the Confederate Battle Flag in Hiram, GA.

Homosassa, FL

From photos posted on Facebook, dozens of people seemed to have turned out in support of the Confederate Battle Flag in Homosassa, FL.

Lincolnton, NC

From photos posted on Facebook, it appears that some kind of pro-Confederate Battle Flag event took place in Lincolnton, NC. Members of the North Carolina League of the South showed up, but demonstrators were dispersed from Wal-Mart.

Louisville, KY

The Kentucky League of the South participated in a pro-Confederate Battle Flag demonstration in Louisville, KY.

Florence, AL

From photos posted on Facebook, it looks like about 75 people turned out to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Florence, AL.

Searcy, AR

Dozens of people turned out to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Searcy, AR.

Jonesboro, AR

Maybe a dozen people turned out to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Jonesboro, AR.

Waycross, GA

From “Stand By The Flag Rally,” a little over a dozen people showed up to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Waycross, GA.

Bogalusa, LA

Maybe a dozen people turned out to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Bogalusa, LA.

Anderson, SC

Dozens of people turned out to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Anderson, SC.

Spring Hill, TN

From “Stand By The Flag Rally,” maybe a dozen people showed up to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Spring Hill, TN.

Katy, TX

20 people rallied for the Confederate Battle Flag in Katy, TX.

Wauchula, FL

From “Stand By The Flag Rally,” around a dozen showed up to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Wauchula, FL.

Athens, AL

From “Stand By The Flag Rally,” 80 people showed up to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Athens, AL.

Roanoke, VA

10 people showed up to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Roanoke, VA.

Branson, MO

Dozens of people supported the Confederate Battle Flag in Branson, MO.

Denton, TX

40 people came out to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Denton, TX.

Woodbridge, VA

Maybe a little over a dozen people supported the Confederate Battle Flag in Woodbridge, VA.

Berea, KY

More than a dozen people rallied for the Confederate Battle Flag in Berea, KY.

Covington, VA

More than a dozen people rallied for the Confederate Battle Flag in Covington, VA.

Wayne, VW

13 people rallied for the Confederate Battle Flag in Wayne, WV.

Redmond, OR

Dozens of people showed up to support the Confederate Battle Flag in Redmond, OR on July 4th.