Civil War era, likely Confederate, drum with rope and leather spacers over wooden body with three columns of brass rivets and calfskin heads. No manufacturer's label visible. Canvas strap included. 17" H x 16 1/2" dia. Canvas strap approximately 38" L. Provenance: Private Ringgold, Georgia collection; among items purchased in the 1960's from the old location of the A. P. Stewart Chapter of the UDC (United Daughters of the Confederacy), formerly the Nathan Bedford Forrest UCV (United Confederate Veterans) home, St. Elmo, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with wear and surface scratches, largest 9" x 7", to be expected from age and manner of use. Cracks, losses to wood, largest 9", to base. 2 3/4" x 2 1/4" green mark to bottom drum head.
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