10th Minnesota national battle flag
2007.84.11, felled seam
2007.84.11, gilded star surface
2007.84.11, gilded star surface 2
red bleed into white, hand stitching on stripes

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Description The national battle flag of the 10th 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 in two concentric ovals with 10 stars in the inner oval, 20 in the outer oval, one star in each corner, and one star in the center. The stars are applied with gold leaf. The flag is bordered on three sides by gold fringe. See also flag staff 2007.84.11.B and cord and tassels 2007.84.11.C.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 79 inches height (leading edge)
79 inches width (fly)
Nomenclature Flag
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 10th (1862-1865)
Used during Civil War, 1861-1865
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Used in Minnesota, 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 2007.84.11.A

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