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1st Battery Minnesota Light Artillery battle flag
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inset stitching
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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
Subjects Used by: United States Army, 1st Independent Battery, Minnesota Light Artillery
Used during Civil War
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
ID Number 2007.84.15.A