Mississippi's two state flags fly side-by-side at the Eight Flags display in Biloxi, Friday, July 10, 2015. The Magnolia flag was Mississippi's official flag from 1861 - 1865. The Magnolia flag remained the unofficial flag until 1894. The current Mississippi flag, which features the Confederate battle flag, was adopted as the state flag in 1894.
Mississippi's two state flags fly side-by-side at the Eight Flags display in Biloxi, Friday, July 10, 2015. The Magnolia flag was Mississippi's official flag from 1861 - 1865. The Magnolia flag remained the unofficial flag until 1894. The current Mississippi flag, which features the Confederate battle flag, was adopted as the state flag in 1894. Tim Isbell Sun Herald file
Mississippi's two state flags fly side-by-side at the Eight Flags display in Biloxi, Friday, July 10, 2015. The Magnolia flag was Mississippi's official flag from 1861 - 1865. The Magnolia flag remained the unofficial flag until 1894. The current Mississippi flag, which features the Confederate battle flag, was adopted as the state flag in 1894. Tim Isbell Sun Herald file

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