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Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Caption Civil War Drum Hutchinson Leader MN 4/3/1958
Scope & Content Newspaper clipping from the Hutchinson Leader, April 3, 1958 entitled "Civil War Drum to be Presented by Wilbur Root to Historical Museum." The article and photo give details about the Civil War drum played by Steve Root, uncle of Wilbur Root, as a drummer boy in the Union army and its donation to the McLeod County Historical Society's museum. Accompanying photo shows Wilbur Root, donor; Mark Clay, president of the society; and Sem Becker, a director of the historical society. Mounted on foam board.
Catalog Number 2007-0090-004
Search Terms Civil War
Military-U. S. Civil War
Subjects Drums
American Civil War