The First National flag of the Confederate States of America flies over the state Capitol in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 10, 2000, to commemorate Confederate Memorial Day. In 1961 the North Carolina legislature recommended that the flag be flown on Confederate Memorial Day.
The First National flag of the Confederate States of America flies over the state Capitol in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 10, 2000, to commemorate Confederate Memorial Day. In 1961 the North Carolina legislature recommended that the flag be flown on Confederate Memorial Day. AP file photo
The First National flag of the Confederate States of America flies over the state Capitol in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 10, 2000, to commemorate Confederate Memorial Day. In 1961 the North Carolina legislature recommended that the flag be flown on Confederate Memorial Day. AP file photo

Confederate flag quietly flies atop NC Capitol two days a year

June 23, 2015 07:58 PM