battle flag of the Seventh Minnesota

7th Minnesota regimental battle flag

7th Minnesota regimental battle flag

Civil War bayonet

US Army Model 1855-1870 socket bayonet

Springfield rifle-musket bayonet carried by George W. Buswell, Company B, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

a confederate cavalry saber

Confederate cavalry saber

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.

Full-length portrait photograph of Albert Alonzo Ames

Albert Alonzo Ames, Assistant Surgeon, Seventh Minnesota Infantry

Albert Alonzo Ames, Assistant Surgeon, Seventh Minnesota Infantry

full-length portrait photograph of John K. Arnold

John K. Arnold, Captain, Seventh Minnesota Infantry, Company A

Arnold's youthful face is typical of the Minnesotans who served in the Civil War.

leather box with buckled top flap

Civil War percussion cap box used by Hans H. Danielson of Company G, 7th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Civil War percussion cap box used by Hans H. Danielson of Company G, 7th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

wicker-covered glass canteen

Wicker covered glass flask canteen with cork

This canteen was carried through the Civil War by Minnesota's Fifth governor, William R. Marshall, colonel of the Seventh Minnesota Infantry Regiment.

Portrait photograph of William R. Marshall

William R. Marshall, Colonel, Seventh Minnesota Infantry

William R. Marshall, Colonel, Seventh Minnesota Infantry

a gum tree mortar made by a Civil War soldier

Gum-tree mortar barrel

Mortar barrel made from the trunk of a gum tree and bound with iron bands. The mortar was made by a member of the 7th Minnesota Infantry Regiment and used during the siege of Spanish Fort, Alabama, part of the March-April 1865 campaign against Mobile.

a tattered battle flag

7th Minnesota national battle flag

7th Minnesota national battle flag

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