8th Minnesota national battle flag
|Description||This national battle flag, with cord and tassels, of the 8th Minnesota Infantry has the remains of an inscription on the 4th white stripe. It is possibly the flag that was presented to Company C in 1862 and passed to the regiment in in May 1864. There is an artillery shell hole through the field, as per contemporary accounts of that flag. See also flag staff 2007.84.43.B.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||72 inches height
78 inches width
Used by: United States Army, 8th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1862-1865)
Presented to: United States Army, 8th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1862-1865), Company C
Used during Civil War
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|