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    "Drum Corps 21st Reg. Mass. Vol." is the Gilt Painted Legend Surrounding an Eagle Surmounting and American Shield with Panoply of Flags Painted on the Body of this Civil War Snare Drum. 13¼" high, 17" diameter, maple body, hoops and air hole. Retains the original paper label inside, "The Massachusetts Drum Manufactory, John C. Haynes & Co. 33 Court St., Boston" also retains what appear to be the original heads, snare, ropes and leather tighteners. Retains much of the original varnish with nice patina. The 21st Mass. was engaged at Roanoke Island, 2d Bull Run, Chantilly, South Mountain, Antietam and Fredericksburg and numerous other actions. A great ID'd Civil War eagle drum.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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