Civil War drum.

Image of hand-painted drum composed of a walnut-stained wood shell and black hoops with rope tuning cords.

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Hand-painted drum composed of a walnut-stained wood shell and black hoops with rope tuning cords. The drum was used in the Civil War by Calvin R. Fix, a private in the 4th Minnesota Infantry Regiment who rose to the rank of Principal Musician in the Eleventh Minnesota.

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