3rd Minnesota national battle flag

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Titles 3rd Minnesota national battle flag
Description This national battle flag of the 3rd 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 applied with a gold leaf. The text "3d REGT. MINNESOTA INFANTRY VOLS." is printed on the seventh stripe from the top. The flag is bordered on three sides by gold fringe. See also accompanying flag staff 2007.84.20.B.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 78 inches height (leading edge)
78 inches width (fly)
Nomenclature flag
Materials silk (textile)
gold leaf
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865)
Used during: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used during: U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Used in: Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States
Used in: Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, United States
Flags & Banners. War Related. Civil War Era
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1863 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2007.84.20.A (Accession Number)

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