Tintype of a Union drummer boy

Description
The name of the Union drummer who posed for this tintype has been lost, but a story recorded in the Smithsonian accession file states that he was one of two teenage brothers who served as drummers at Gettysburg.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tintype
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 in; 6.35 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
2009.0192.01
accession number
2009.0192
catalog number
2009.0192.01
subject
Military
Photography
Civil War
event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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