Kimball Drum

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Written on the top of the head of this drum is, "Frank C. Kimball/Co.F 5th Maine Regt./Dec. 1861-July 1864." Frank Kimball was a drummer in Co. F of the 5th Maine Infantry Regiment. The writing probably was added by Maine Historical Society Librarian Nathan Goold.

Kimball of Portland was 17 when he enlisted on June 24, 1861. He was mustered out on July 27, 1864.

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About This Item

  • Title: Kimball Drum
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • State: ME
  • Media: Painted wood, calf's skin
  • Local Code: MU1
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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