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15th Minnesota national battle flag
purple repairs to red stripe
red repair stitches
star detail with underpainting
white silk repair patch
Description Regimental battle flag, with cord and tassels, of the 15th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. It was carried in the Spanish-American War. The silk flag with gold fringe has a blue canton decorated with gold leaf stars and thirteen red and white alternating stripes. The fourth red stripe reads "15TH. MINN. INF. U.S. VOLS." See also flag staff [ID 2007.84.17.B].
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 56 inches height leading edge
68 inches width fly
Nomenclature Flag
Cord (fiber product)
Subjects Used by: United States Army, 15th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1898-1899)
Used during Spanish-American War, 1898
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Pennsylvania, United States
Used in Georgia, United States
Flags & Banners. War Related. Spanish-American War Era
Dates Use: Exactly 1898 Flag was carried in the Spanish-American War.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2007.84.17.A,C