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8th Minnesota snare drum
Description 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.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 34 centimeters height
45.2 centimeters width
45.2 centimeters depth
Nomenclature Snare drum
Drum (membranophone)
Subjects Issued by: United States Army, 8th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1862-1865), Company F
Owned/used by: Velie, Henry H.
Used during Civil War
Music. Instruments. Percussion Instruments
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Content: Exactly 1862 Presented
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Transfer from Minnesota Adjutant General's Office
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 67.74.10