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Civil War-era United States flag
Description Pieced silk United States flag with gold painted stars on the canton. One large encircled star, meant to represent Minnesota, is surrounded by thirty-three smaller stars. The flag was made by the ladies of Saint Anthony in May, 1861, and presented to the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, who marched from Fort Snelling to Saint Anthony for the presentation of the flag. The flag remained hung in the Wilcox House in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during and after the Civil War.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 54 inches height
71 inches width
Nomenclature Flag
Creation Made in Saint Anthony, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Used in: Wilcox House hotel
Received by: United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864)
Made in Saint Anthony, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Saint Anthony, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used during Civil War
Women
Flags & Banners. War Related. Civil War Era
Flags & Banners. United States
Dates Creation: 1861
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9789