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1st Minnesota national battle flag

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Description Fragments of a 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment national battle flag used during the Civil War. The fragments include one star, some fringe and the flag staff sleeve. This was likely the fifth national color carried by the regiment, which was used in 1863 at Gettysburg. See also the flag staff used and repaired during Pickett's Charge, 2007.84.23.B.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 72 inches length
Nomenclature Flag
Fragment
Subjects Used by: United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864)
Used during Civil War
Used during Gettysburg, Battle of
Used in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, 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
Civil War
Use: 07/01/1863 - 07/03/1863
Battle of Gettysburg
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2007.84.23.1.A
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