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6th Minnesota regimental battle flag
detail of adhered varnish
detail of disassociated varnish
detail of sewing holes

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Description The regimental battle flag, with cord and tassels, of the 6th Minnesota Infantry consists of one layer of blue silk with the Federal seal painted in the center. The seal consists of a large eagle with pink ribbon with a gold outline in its beak. The ribbon is inscribed with the motto "E PLURIBUS UNUM." Below the eagle is a painted red ribbon inscribed with the text "6TH MINNESOTA REGIMENT INFANTRY." The flag is bordered on the top and bottom with gold fringe. See also flag staff 2007.84.9.B.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 74 inches height leading edge
78 inches width fly
Nomenclature Flag
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 6th (1862-1865)
Used during Civil War
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Used in Birch Coulee, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas, 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 2007.84.9.A,C

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