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5th Minnesota regimental battle flag
varnish
Description The regimental battle flag of the 5th Minnesota Infantry with cord and tassels. The flag consists of one layer of blue silk with the Minnesota state seal painted in the center and a ribbon painted over 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 "5TH REGT. MINNESOTA VOLUNTEERS." The flag is bordered on three sides by gold fringe. See also the staff, 2007.84.3.B.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 76 inches height leading edge
77 inches width fly
Nomenclature Flag
Subjects Used by: United States Army, 5th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1865)
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, United States
Used in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, United States
Used in Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Used in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States
Used during Civil War
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
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
ID Number 2007.84.3.A,C