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Black and white Carte-de-visite of Loren Webb, Captain, Eleventh Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company D. c.1861-1865.

Loren Webb, Captain, Eleventh Minnesota Infantry, Company D.

Carte-de-visite of Loren Webb, Captain, Eleventh Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company D., c.1861–1865.

Color image of Eleventh Minnesota national battle flag.

Eleventh Minnesota national battle flag.

Eleventh Minnesota national battle flag.

Eleventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Organized in late 1864, the Eleventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment was the last infantry unit to be raised by the state. Though not involved in any major battles, the regiment performed a crucial service that helped to achieve ultimate Union victory.

Tenth Minnesota veteran officers

Tenth Minnesota veteran officers

Photograph of veteran officers of the Tenth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment taken in September of 1906.

Tenth Minnesota veterans

Tenth Minnesota veterans

Photograph of a group of Tenth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry veterans taken on September 6, 1905 by Edward Augustus Bromley.

Civil War veterans' organization badge

Civil War veteran's badge

Civil War veterans' organization badge that belonged to a veteran of Company A, Tenth Minnesota Infantry, c.1870.

10th Minnesota regimental battle flag

10th Minnesota regimental battle flag

10th Minnesota regimental battle flag, c.1861–1865.

10th Minnesota national battle flag

10th Minnesota national battle flag

10th Minnesota national battle flag, c.1861–1865.

Tenth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

By the summer of 1862, it was clear that the Civil War would not be over quickly. In July and August, President Lincoln called for several hundred thousand additional men to enlist for the Union cause. In response, the Tenth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment formed between August and November of that year.

U.S. Army percussion cap pouch

U.S. Army percussion cap pouch

Josiah Lathrop of the Eighth Minnesota's Company H used this 1850 model pouch during the Civil War.

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