1st Minnesota saxhorn

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Titles 1st Minnesota saxhorn
Description Saxhorn used by the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment 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 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 30 inches length
7 inches height
3 inches width
Nomenclature saxhorn
Materials copper alloy
Creation Made by: Church, John Jr.
Made in: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
Subjects United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864), Company E
Owned/used by: Trost, Albert
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864)
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Music. Instruments. Brass Instruments
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: 1855 - 1865
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8242 (Accession Number)

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