4th Minnesota regimental battle flag
2007.84.8, burr in fringe, fly edge
restored and original painted surface
selvedge detail
silk fringe tape
silk plied knotted fringe
twig and burr in bottom fringe

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Description The regimental battle flag, with cord and tassels, of the 4th Minnesota Infantry consists of one layer of blue silk with the Minnesota state seal painted in the center. There is a ribbon painted above the seal inscribed with the Minnesota state motto in gold pigment. Beneath the seal is a painted red ribbon outlined with gold, holding the unit designation "4TH REGT. MINNESOTA VOLUNT'RS." The flag is bordered on three sides by gold fringe. See also the flag staff 2007.84.8.B and flag cord and tassels 2007.84.8.C.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 76 inches height (leading edge)
78 inches width (fly)
Nomenclature Flag
Creation Made by: Horstmann Bros. & Co.
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 4th (1861-1865)
Used in Iuka, Tishomingo County, Mississippi, United States
Used in Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, United States
Used in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, United States
Used in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States
Used during Civil War, 1861-1865
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 2007.84.8.A

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