Civil War drummer boy named Taylor

Title

Civil War drummer boy named Taylor

Subject

African Americans--Military service; Drums (Musical instruments); United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 78th (1864-1866); Children

Description

Albumin photograph of Taylor, young drummer boy for 78th Colored Troops Infantry, in uniform with drum, 1864-1865.

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division; http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2017659602/

Date

1864-1865

Rights

No known restrictions on publication.

Original Format

albumen print on card mount

Physical Dimensions

mount 11 x 6 cm (carte de visite format)

Files

Taylor drummer boy 52169u.jpg

Citation

“Civil War drummer boy named Taylor,” SCRC Virtual Museum at Southern Illinois University's Morris Library, accessed January 29, 2023, https://scrcexhibits.omeka.net/items/show/761.

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