The red represents the blood ofJesus Christ
The white border represents the protection of God.
The blue "X" represents the Christian Cross of St. Andrew,
le ﬁrst Disciple ofJesus Christ and Patron Saint of Scotland
The 13 stars represent the 13 States of Secession.
Thus, the message in the Confederate Battle Flag is:
"Through the Blood of Christ, with the Protection of God,
We, the Thirteen States,
are united in our Christian ﬁght for liberty."