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1st Minnesota Volunteer Battalion regimental battle flag
fractured paint and silk ground fabric

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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
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