9th Minnesota national battle flag

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Titles 9th Minnesota national battle flag
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
Materials silk (textile)
gold leaf
cotton (textile)
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 (Accession Number)

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