Noble & Cooley Civil War snare drum

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Description Snare drum used during the Civil War by Musician John Schaefer of the 8th Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company K. The drum was reportedly procured from the 6th Minnesota Regiment because the 8th had no drum. The red painted drum is marked "Star of the North, 6th Min. Vols." and has red, white, and blue rims. Manufactured by Noble and Cooley in Massachusetts for Munger Brothers in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 16 1/2 inches diameter
12 1/2 inches height
Nomenclature Snare drum
Drum (membranophone)
Creation Made by: Noble & Cooley
Made in Granville, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Subjects Retailed by: Munger Brothers
Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865), Company K
Owned/used by: Schaefer, John
Made in Granville, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Civil War
Music. Instruments. Percussion 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
Identifiers 8691.1

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