7th Minnesota national battle flag
2007.84.13, felled seam detail

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Description This National battle flag of the 7th 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 an unknown amount of five-pointed stars, applied with a gold leaf. The stripes are inscribed with the following text: "Wood Lake/Big Mound/TUPELO/7TH MINN. VOL./Tallahatchie River/NASHVILLE/SPANISH FORT." The flag is bordered on three sides by gold fringe. See also associated flag staff 2007.84.13.B.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 75 inches height (leading edge)
75 1/2 inches width (fly)
Nomenclature Flag
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 7th (1862-1865)
Used during Civil War, 1861-1865
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Used in Big Mound, Kidder County, North Dakota, United States
Used in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States
Used in Spanish Fort, Baldwin County, Alabama, United States
Used in Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Used in Wood Lake, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, 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 2007.84.13.A

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