Dixie is another word for the South. The South is made up of the following states that made up the confederacy:
Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia and Florida AND KENTUCKY.
Kentucky did seceed with the secession ordinace passing November 20, 1861. The state was admitted into the CSA December 10, 1862.
Dixie land holds the bluegrass state, which kicks ass!