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4 million Blacks made up one third of the southern population. They were certainly never pro Confederate, for 180,000 Blacks fought for the United States (Union). 100,000 of them were former slaves. Half a million slaves ran away during the Civil War. There were also 22 slave revolts in US history.
Many southern women urged men to desert the Confederate military.
Four border states never joined the Confederacy.
100,000 other white southerners fought for the Union.
Half of white males in the Confederacy dodged the draft. Two thirds of Confederate troops deserted.
There were over 4,000 political prisoners in the Confederacy. The CSA was a tyranny ruled by elites. Free speech was banned, newspapers and telegraphs censored, abolitionist writings punished by death or banishment. Political parties were banned. There were mass executions of dissidents.
There were over 50,000 racist and political murders by Confederate terrorists in five years following the Civil War.
The Confederate battle flag was not pushed as a symbol of the South until the 1950s, as an angry racist threat to the Civil Rights Movement.
There are dozens of better symbols of the South than the Confederacy or its battle flag.