2nd Minnesota Cavalry regimental battle flag

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Titles 2nd Minnesota Cavalry regimental battle flag
Description This regimental battle flag of the 2nd Minnesota Volunteer Cavalry Regiment consists of one layer of blue silk with the Federal seal painted on each side. The seals consists of an eagle with a ribbon in its beak reading "E PLURIBUS UNUM" in gold lettering on the front and "2D. REGT. Minn CAVALRY VOL." on the back. The flag is surrounded on three sides with gold fringe. See also flag staff 2007.84.14.B.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 28 inches height (leading edge)
28 inches width (fly)
Nomenclature flag
Materials silk (textile)
gold leaf
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Cavalry Regiment, 2nd (1864-1866)
Used during: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Used during: U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
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 2007.84.14.A (Accession Number)

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