Image ID
ICHi-073520
Headline
Civil war drum
Date Created
1861-1865
Artwork/Object Depicted
drums; musical instruments
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2014, all rights reserved
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-029032
Inventory Number
1920.691; AHD554
Storage Location
DIA
Acquisition Source
Purchased by the Society
Max Pixels - Height
5746
Max Pixels - Width
4597
KEYWORDS
1920.691
AHD554
United States. Army
United States. Civil War, 1861-1865
armed forces
armies
civil wars
drums (membranophones)
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musical instruments
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civil war drum

Civil War drum of the 9th Vermont Regiment, U.S. Infantry, circa 1863. The regiment was mustered into service July 9, 1862 and commanded by Colonel Edward H. Ripley, who in 1864 was made Brevet Brigadier General. The regiment served in North and South Carolina and entered Richmond after its evacuation and was stationed there until mustered out (all except four companies). In 1864 the regiment was moved to New York City during the presidential election to help keep the peace. It returned to the field November 17, 1864.

Civil War drum of the 9th Vermont Regiment, U.S. Infantry, circa 1863. The regiment was mustered into service July 9, 1862 and commanded by Colonel Edward H. Ripley, who in 1864 was made Brevet Brigadier General. The regiment served in North and South Carolina and entered Richmond after its evacuation and was stationed there until mustered out (all except four companies). In 1864 the regiment was moved to New York City during the presidential election to help keep the peace. It returned to the field November 17, 1864.

11/10/2014