This video includes images from the Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Edina Newspaper Photographs Collection at the Minnesota Historical Society. The narration is taken from, "4 Missing in Hotel Fire, 18 Dead, Fireman Search All Night Among Ruins." Minneapolis Morning Tribune, January 4, 1940. Video produced by Horacio DeVoto.
This battle flag of the 1st Battery, Minnesota Light Artillery consists of one layer of red silk with a gold knotted fringe around the perimeter and three pairs of ties for attachment to the staff. The flag is adorned with battle honors encompassing much of the battery's service.