• 7th Regiment Connecticut Officers, Musicians Entertained the Troops

    $145.00
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    During American wars, military leaders relied on musicians to entertain troops, position troops in battle and stir them on to victory. In the Civil War, the rank of a band member was just below that of Corporal and just above Private.


    Offered are eight manuscript lists, various sizes, of officers and military musicians in several companies of the 7th Connecticut Regiment in 1843. Includes Rifle Co., 8th Co., 3rd Infantry, 1st Co. Artillery, 5th Co. Non-Commissioned, Killingsworth Band, 1st and 2nd Flank Companies. The lists include about 90 names of musicians – drummers, fifers.

    Folds, toning and pin holes, mostly at the top left from being bound together. Some margin chipping. Else very good and very readable and a very interesting grouping.

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