CDV View of an uniformed drummer, with a Givens, Seward, Neb. photographer's imprint. Givens was active 1882 -1893. Uncertain as the the exact nature, by the date of this photo, the nearby forts of Fort Atkinson or Fort Kearney were long gone
The youngest person to serve in the Civil War was Union drummer boy Willey Bagley, age He was too young for the battlefield, but performed publicly in his Zouave uniform to keep up Northern morale. with thanks to Josh Sneed
Wonderful plate Ambrotype of Union Drummer Boy. Strapped with his drum, he wears a frock coat with musical front and eagle belt plate. The framed by a patriotic mat featuring Union Shields and Old Glory.