Confederate Bass Drum, Captured at Missionary Ridge, 1860-1863

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Confederate Bass Drum, Captured at Missionary Ridge, 1860-1863

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Artifact

Bass Drum

Date Made

1860-1863

Summary

This Confederate drum was captured after the Union victory at the battle of Missionary Ridge near Chattanooga, Tennessee in November 1863, probably by a member of the 38th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. This Civil War drum was taken to Wauseon, Ohio, where it was preserved as a trophy of war by the local GAR (Grand Army of the Republic), an organization of Union veterans.

Creators

Unknown 

Object ID

2006.15.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Jewell Family.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

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Confederate Bass Drum, Captured at Missionary Ridge, 1860-1863

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