1st Battery Minnesota Light Artillery battle flag

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Titles 1st Battery Minnesota Light Artillery battle flag
Description This battle flag of the 1st Battery, Minnesota Light Artillery consists of one layer of red silk with a gold knotted fringe around the perimeter and three pairs of ties for attachment to the staff. The fly is decorated with a horizontal blue arrow appliqued to the center just over a pair of gold colored crossed cannons and gold leaf lettering reading: "SHILOH, APR. 6TH & 7TH 1862./1ST MINN./SIEGE OF CORINTH, CORINTH OCT. 3RD & 4TH 1862./VICKSBURG./KENESAW [sic] MOUNTN ATLANTA./SAVANNAH./CAMPAIGN THROUGH S. & N. CAROLINA." See also accompanying flag staff, 2007.84.15.B.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 47 inches height (leading edge)
52 inches width (fly)
Nomenclature flag
Materials silk
gold leaf
wood
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Light Artillery Battery, 1st (1861-1865)
Used during: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: Shiloh, Hardin County, Tennessee, United States
Used in: Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, United States
Used in: Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia, United States
Used in: Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Used in: Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
Used in: Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, 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 2007.84.15.A (Accession Number)

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