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Soldiers of the Thirteenth Minnesota Infantry regiment on guard around Manila in the Philippines, August 1898.
On August 13, 1898, the Thirteenth Minnesota Infantry regiment led an American advance against Spanish forces holding the Philippine city of Manila. Their participation was crucial to the outcome of this important Spanish-American War battle.
Seventh Minnesota regimental battle flag
Springfield rifle-musket bayonet carried by George W. Buswell, Company B, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.
This Confederate cavalry saber, along with its scabbard, was captured by Private George W. Buswell, Company B, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, at Fort Blakely, Alabama, April 9, 1865.
Albert Alonzo Ames, Assistant Surgeon, Seventh Minnesota Infantry, c.1863.
John K. Arnold, Captain, Seventh Minnesota Infantry, Company A, 1863.
Civil War percussion cap box used by Hans H. Danielson of Company G, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
This canteen was carried through the Civil War by Minnesota's Fifth governor, William R. Marshall, colonel of the Seventh Minnesota Infantry Regiment.
William R. Marshall, Colonel, Seventh Minnesota Infantry, c.1864.
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