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8th Minnesota drum
Description United States Army, 8th Minnesota Regiment, Company B Civil War drum. A photograph of the drummer, Herman Shank, taken by Hoerger of Faribault, Minnesota is affixed to the drum's shell with metal tacks. Made by W. S. Tompkins of Yonkers, New York, the drum is composed of a walnut-stained wooden shell and hoops painted red, white, and blue.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 15 inches height
55.5 inches circumference
Nomenclature Drum (membranophone)
Creation Made by: Hoerger
Made by: Tompkins, W. S.
Made in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, United States
Made in Faribault, Rice County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Issued by: United States Army, 8th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1862-1865), Company B
Received by: Shank, Herman
Made in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, United States
Made in Faribault, Rice County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
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: Approximately 1907 date attached photograph was taken
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 67.74.9