2nd United States Sharpshooters flag

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Titles 2nd United States Sharpshooters flag
Description Silk United States flag made by ladies in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area and given to the 2nd United States Sharpshooters, Company A (otherwise known as the 1st Company, Minnesota Sharpshooters), for use during the Civil War. At the end of the war the flag was held by the Company's Captain, Owen Evans of Bethel, Minnesota. Captain Evans's daughter Adeline later donated the flag.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 30.5 inches height
50.5 inches width
Nomenclature flag
Materials silk (textile)
cotton (textile)
Subjects Used by: Evans, Captain Owen
Used by: United States, Army, Sharpshooters Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865), Company A
Owned by: Gauntt, Adeline Evans
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Bethel, Anoka County, Minnesota, United States
Flags & Banners. War Related. Civil War Era
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6394 (Accession Number)

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