Tintype of a Union drummer boy

Tintype of a Union drummer boy

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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
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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