Republic of Texas flags. Variants of the Burnet Flag with a white star, virtually identical to the Bonnie Blue Flag, were also common. Other variants featured the star (of either color) upside down, and/or ringed with the word TEXAS, with each letter filling one of the gaps of the star.When did the Lone Star flag become the flag of Texas?
Lone Star Flag, flying on the Houston Ship Channel tour boat, on April 2, 2016. Legislation authorizing this flag was introduced in the Congress of the Republic of Texas on December 28, 1838, by Senator William H. Wharton and the flag was adopted on January 25, 1839, as the final national flag of the Republic of Texas.What did the Texas flag look like before secession?
In early 1861, between the secession of Texas from the U.S. and its accession to the Confederacy, Texas flew an unofficial, variant flag of Texas with fifteen stars, representing the fifteen slave states. No drawings exist of the flag; there are only imprecise descriptions. The flag may have been based on the state flag or the Bonnie Blue Flag.What was the Texas flag at the Battle of Gonzales?
The Come and Take It Flag – 1835 – This flag was used by Texas settlers fighting under John Henry Moore at the Battle of Gonzales in October 1835 1835 – Flag Flown over the Goliad Declaration of Independence; possibly the "Bloody arm flag" reported to have accompanied the Dodson flag at the Texas Declaration of Independence