9th Minnesota national battle flag
2007.84.16.A, fragment of weighted silk

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Description This national battle flag of the 9th Minnesota Infantry consists of one layer of silk with 13 alternating red and white stripes and a blue canton resting on the eighth stripe from the top. The canton is decorated with 35 five-pointed stars, each applied with a gold leaf. The flag is surrounded on three sides by gold fringe and has accompanying cord and tassels. See also flag staff 2007.84.16.B and cord and tassels, 2007.84.16.C.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 74 inches height (leading edge)
76 inches width (fly)
Nomenclature Flag
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 9th (1862-1865)
Used during Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in Guntown, Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Used in Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Used in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States
Used in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, 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 2007.84.16.A

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