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US Civil War gunboat flag
Description Pieced cotton United States pennant with fourteen hand-sewn white stars. The flag was flown on a gunboat during the Civil War by the 5th Minnesota Infantry Regiment during the Red River Campaign in Louisiana. Minnesota troops fought at the Red River on 22 May 1864.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 176 inches length
3 1/2 inches width widest
Nomenclature Flag
Subjects United States Army, 5th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1865)
Used in Louisiana, United States
Used during Civil War
Used during Red River Campaign
Steamboats
Flags & Banners. War Related. Civil War Era
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: 03/10/1864 - 05/22/1864
Red River Campaign
Content: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
Civil War
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6507.37