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9th Minnesota national battle flag
fragment of weighted silk
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.
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, 9th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1862-1865)
Used during Civil War
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
ID Number 2007.84.16.A,C