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Many groups adopted distinct battle flags due to the confusion of the First National Flag which, when furled, looked like the United States Flag. The Hardee pattern battle flag was designed by Gen. Simon Buckner who led a division under Gen. William Hardee. According to an anonymous soldier under Buckner’s command, Buckner’s wife made flags that had "no artistic taste about it, but which could not be mistaken." The Hardee pattern battle flag was issued to units beginning in November 1861. It featured a blue field with a white border enclosing a full moon. Available in durable cotton only.