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1st Minnesota Volunteer Battalion regimental battle flag
fractured paint and silk ground fabric
Description The regimental battle flag of the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment Battalion consists of one layer of blue silk with the Federal seal painted in the center, consisting of a large eagle with a pink ribbon with a gold outline in its beak. The ribbon is inscribed with the motto "E PLURIBUS UNUM." Below the eagle is a painted red ribbon with a gold outline, inscribed "INDEPENDENT BATTALION MINN. VOL." This flag was rescued at Hatcher's Run by concealment under the color bearer's uniform. See also flag staff 2007.84.6.B.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 75 inches height leading edge
79 inches width fly
Nomenclature Flag
Subjects Used by: United States Army, 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Battalion
Used during Civil War
Used in Virginia, 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
ID Number 2007.84.6.A