1st Minnesota Volunteer Battalion regimental battle flag

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Titles 1st Minnesota Volunteer Battalion regimental battle flag
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
Materials silk (textile)
gold leaf
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864), Battalion, 1st
Used during: Civil War, 1861-1865
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
Identifiers 2007.84.6.A (Accession Number)

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