7th Minnesota national battle flag

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Titles 7th Minnesota national battle flag
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
Materials silk (textile)
gold leaf
cotton (textile)
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 (Accession Number)

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