Drum

Date:
December 20, 1863

This snare drum was John Unger, Company B, 40th New York Infantry. Drums were used to beat out commands and provide a marching cadence to soldiers.

Description (physical):

Metal, leather, skin. H 35 cm, Diam. 41 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0071
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park