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8th Minnesota snare drum
This snare drum was presented to Henry H. Velie, Musician with the 8th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company F, by the men of the Company during the Civil War. The rope tension drum has a red wooden frame with red and blue rims, leather ears, and skin heads, and brass tack decorations.
Content Category: artifacts
34 centimeters height
45.2 centimeters width
45.2 centimeters depth
Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865), Company F
Owned/used by: Velie, Henry H.
Used during: Civil War, 1861-1865
Music. Instruments. Percussion Instruments
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Content: Exactly 1862 (Date drum was presented.)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Transfer from Minnesota Adjutant General's Office
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
67.74.10 (Accession Number)