11th Minnesota national battle flag
2007.84.12, detail black stain
2007.84.12, detail of dye bleed
2007.84.12, detail of fringe bleed
2007.84.12, detail of red dye bleed

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Description The national battle flag of the 11th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment consists of one layer of silk with 13 alternating red and white stripes and a blue canton decorated with 35 pointed stars in two concentric ovals, one star in each corner of the canton, and one star in the center of the ovals. The stars are applied with a gold leaf. The flag is surrounded on three sides with gold fringe. See also flag staff 2007.84.12.B.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 79 inches height (leading edge)
75 inches width (fly)
Nomenclature Flag
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 11th (1864-1865)
Used during Civil War
Used in Kentucky, United States
Used in Tennessee, 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
(Flag was carried in the Civil War.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2007.84.12.A

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