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    Civil War 95th Pa, Gosline's Zouaves, Regimental Drum Carried by Musician William J. Brown. This original, uncut snare drum is distinguished by its attractive toned gold lettering and fine condition. The drum measures 14" high with a 16.75" diameter. The heads, ropes, and tighteners are original. The top head shows a few small holes, the bottom head features the original snares. There are decorative inlays surrounding the bone vent hole. Near the top hoop, on the body of the drum is painted "William J. Brown. Co G. & K. 95th P.V.V." with the following battle honors beneath: Wilderness Campaign, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, Bermuda Hundred, Petersburg Campaign, Fort Stevens, Berryville, Cedar Creek, Fisher Hill, Woodstock, Sailors Creek, and Appomattox. In addition, flanking the blow hole the unit designation "95th P.V.V." is painted twice. The condition of the paint is excellent and has toned to a pleasing patina.

    William J. Brown enlisted on October 8, 1861 as a musician and was mustered into Company C, 95th PA Volunteers. He was mustered out on July 17, 1865.
    The 95th PA Infantry served mainly with the Army of the Potomac with short service with the Department of the Rappahanock and the Army of the Shenandoah.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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