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The "Grand Union Flag" (also known as the "Continental Colors", the "Congress Flag", the "Cambridge Flag", and the "First Navy Ensign") is considered to be the first national flag of the United States of America.
This flag consisted of 13 alternating red and white stripes (like the current U.S. flag), but with the upper inner corner or canton resembling the British Union Flag of the time (prior to the inclusion of St. Patrick's Saltire after the 1801 union of Ireland and Great Britain).
Wikipedia contributors. (2019, January 1). Grand Union Flag. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 14:44, February 1, 2019, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Grand_Union_Flag&oldid=876263474