First Minnesota monument at Gettysburg

First Minnesota monument at Gettysburg

First Minnesota monument at Gettysburg, c.1945. Erected by the State of Minnesota on the spot near Cemetery Ridge where on July 2, 1863, the regiment held the Union line against advancing Confederate soldiers.

Survivors of the First Minnesota at Gettysburg

Survivors of the First Minnesota at Gettysburg

Survivors of the First Minnesota at Gettysburg, c.1913. Photograph by W. H. Tipton.

Battle flag of the Twenty-Eighth Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Battle flag of the Twenty-Eighth Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment

The Army of Northern Virginia Confederate battle flag of the Twenty-Eighth Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Captured by Private Marshall Sherman of St. Paul while serving with the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, during Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863.

Battle flag of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Battle flag of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

A regimental battle flag of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, presented to the regiment by Governor Alexander Ramsey in April 1863.

Portrait of Henry D. O'Brien, First Lieutenant, First Battalion, Minnesota Infantry Volunteers

Henry D. O'Brien, First Lieutenant, First Battalion, Minnesota Infantry Volunteers

Henry D. O'Brien, First Lieutenant, First Battalion, Minnesota Infantry Volunteers, 1864. Photograph by Fredricks and Company.

Officers of the First Minnesota Volunteers at Camp Stone

Officers of the First Minnesota Volunteers at Camp Stone

Captain Mark Downie (seated) and officers of Compnay B, First Minnesota Volunteers at Camp Stone near Edwards Ferry, Virginia, March 16, 1862. Photograph by Matthew B. Brady.

First Minnesota officer's hat insignia

First Minnesota officer's hat insignia

First Minnesota officer's hat insignia, c.1861. Worn by William H. Dike of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company G.

Blue wool "nine-button" Civil War frock coat

Blue wool "nine-button" Civil War frock coat

Blue wool "nine-button" frock coat worn by First Sergeant Mathew Marvin during the Civil War. Marvin served with the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company K, 1861-1864.

First Minnesota Regiment Civil War snare drum

First Minnesota Regiment Civil War snare drum

First Minnesota Regiment Civil War snare drum made in 1861.

Willis Arnold Gorman, Brigadier General, First Minnesota Infantry

Willis Arnold Gorman, Brigadier General, First Minnesota Infantry

Willis Arnold Gorman, Brigadier General, First Minnesota Infantry, 1861. Photograph by Whitney's Gallery.

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