Category:135th Infantry Regiment Heraldry

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Coat of Arms[edit]

Blazon[edit]

  • Shield: Argent, on a saltire Azure between in chief a fleur-de-lis Gules, in fess the Corps badge of the 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps during the Spanish War Proper (two White circles overlapping each other one-third radius, resembling the figure “8”) fringed of the third and two bolos saltirewise and in base a bull’s skull of the like, the 2nd Division, 2nd Corps badge of the Civil War of the fourth (a White three-leaf clover with stem, voided).
  • Crest: On a wreath of the colors Argent and Azure, a sheaf of wheat Proper.
  • Motto: TO THE LAST MAN.

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. The shield is white, the old Infantry colors.
  2. The blue saltire is taken from the Confederate flag - for Civil War service.
  3. At the battle of Gettysburg the 1st Minnesota Infantry Volunteers were in the 2nd Division, 2nd Corps (Hancock’s), whose badge was the three-leaf clover.
  4. The figure “8” represents the Spanish War service and the crossed bolos the Philippine Insurrection service, while the fleur-de-lis represents World War I service of the 135th Infantry.
  5. The bull’s skull (shoulder sleeve insignia of the 34th Division) indicates service with this Division during the period of peace and through World War II.
  • Crest: That for the regiments and separate battalions of the Minnesota Army National Guard.

Background[edit]

  1. It was amended to show additional war service on 1951-12-19.

Distinctive Unit Insignia[edit]

Description[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. A Silver color metal and enamel device 1⅛ inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Argent, on a saltire Azure between in chief a fleur-de-lis Gules, in fess the Corps badge of the 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps during the Spanish War Proper (two Silver circles overlapping each other one-third radius, resembling the figure “8”) fringed of the third and two bolos saltirewise and in base a bull’s skull of the like, the 2nd Division, 2nd Corps badge of the Civil War of the fourth (a Silver three-leaf clover with stem, voided).
  2. Attached below and to the sides of the shield a Silver scroll inscribed “TO THE LAST MAN” in Blue letters.

Symbolism[edit]

  • Shield:
  1. The shield is white (silver), the old Infantry colors.
  2. The blue saltire is taken from the Confederate flag - for Civil War service.
  3. At the battle of Gettysburg the 1st Minnesota Infantry Volunteers were in the 2nd Division, 2nd Corps (Hancock’s), whose badge was the three-leaf clover.
  4. The figure “8” represents the Spanish War service and the crossed bolos the Philippine Insurrection service, while the fleur-de-lis represents World War I service of the 135th Infantry.
  5. The bull’s skull (shoulder sleeve insignia of the 34th Division) indicates service with this Division during the period of peace and through World War II.

Background[edit]

  1. The distinctive unit insignia was approved on 1926-06-18.
  2. It was amended to show additional war service on 1951-12-19.

Flag[edit]

Description[edit]

  • Size:
  1. Hoist: Three Feet.
  2. Fly: Four Feet.
  • Organizational colors:
  1. Background: National Flag Blue
  2. Fringe: Yellow.
  3. Letters and Numbers: National Flag Blue
  4. Scrolls: White
  5. Outline of scrolls:Yellow
  • Arms:
  1. The flag has a solid background with an embroidered American eagle displayed centered thereon, in Proper Colors.
  2. In its right talon the eagle holds an olive branch; in its left talon, a bundle of 13 arrows, all in proper colors.
  3. Its beak grasps a scroll inscribed with the unit motto.
  4. Below the eagle is a scroll inscribed with the designation of the organization.
  5. On the eagle’s breast is embroidered the shield of the coat of arms and the State Crest is above the eagle’s head.
  6. When a unit is allocated to two or more States, the Crests will be displayed in the order of the entry of each State in the Union.

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