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Civil War saxhorn
Description Saxhorn used by Kelsey D. Chase, Musician in the 2nd Minnesota Regiment, Company K, during the Civil War. The saxhorn is a valved brass instrument developed during the 1830s. The backward-facing bell version became the most common brass instrument in Civil War bands because troops marching behind the band could hear the music.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 36 1/2 inches length
10 1/2 inches width
9 1/4 inches depth
Nomenclature Saxhorn
Subjects Used by: Chase, Kelsey D.
Source: United States Army, 2nd Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1865), Company K
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Civil War
Music. Instruments
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
Civil War
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6764