Black and white photograph of Lucius F. Hubbard, 1857.

Lucius F. Hubbard

Hubbard in 1857, the year he came to Red Wing.

Hubbard, Lucius F. (1836–1913)

Young Red Wing newspaper editor Lucius F. Hubbard backed his words with action when he enlisted as a private in the Fifth Minnesota Volunteers during the Civil War. He emerged from the fighting as a general and a war hero, and became wealthy through wheat marketing, milling, and railroads. He was elected governor in 1881.

Photgraph portrait of Joseph Volk in his uniform, including his hat.

Copy photoprint of framed tintype, Joseph H. Volk in his Union Army uniform, Fourth Minnesota, Company C.

Joseph H. Volk in his Union Army uniform, Fourth Minnesota, Company C, c.1864.

Pair of brass western style spurs with metal boot straps. Each spur has a ten point iron rowel. The spurs were worn during the Civil War by Major Thomas B. Wilson of the 4th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

US Army officer's spurs

Pair of brass western style spurs with metal boot straps. Each spur has a ten point iron rowel. The spurs were worn during the Civil War by Major Thomas B. Wilson of the 4th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Photograph portrait of Martin Webb. He is seated in a chair with his legs crossed and he is wearing his uniform.

Martin L. Webb, Private, Fourth Minnesota Infantry, Company D

Martin L. Webb, Private, Fourth Minnesota Infantry, Company D.

Photograph portrait of John Sanborn in his brigadier general's uniform.

John Benjamin Sanborn, Colonel, Fourth Minnesota Infantry

Sanborn is seen here in his brigadier general's uniform, c.1863.

United States Army General and Staff officers hat insignia worn during the Civil War by General John B. Sanborn of the 4th Minnesota Regiment. The velvet patch is embroidered in bullion with a wreath and the letters "MVM" (Minnesota Volunteer Militia).

US Army officer's hat insignia

United States Army General and Staff officers hat insignia worn during the Civil War by General John B. Sanborn of the 4th Minnesota Regiment. The velvet patch is embroidered in bullion with a wreath and the letters "MVM" (Minnesota Volunteer Militia).

The Fourth Minnesota battle flag is blue with gold fringe. It is missing a large portion of the center, but a motto and image are still somewhat visible. This is the reverse side.

Fourth Minnesota regimental battle flag

Fourth Minnesota regimental battle flag, back

The Fourth Minnesota battle flag is blue with gold fringe. It is missing a large portion of the center, but a motto and image are still somewhat visible.

Fourth Minnesota regimental battle flag

Fourth Minnesota regimental battle flag, front.

Photograph of an obelisk with a statue of a soldier at its base.

Minnesota state monument, Vicksburg National Military Park

Minnesota state monument, Vicksburg National Military Park, 1907.

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