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.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||75 inches height leading edge
79 inches width fly
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|