Inlaid Drum Attributed to Civil War Drummer
$685.50 was the winning bid that eBay seller antiquery49( 293) recently received for eBay item no. 370212638816, described as follows
AUTHENTIC CIVIL WAR SNARE DRUM with EBONY STICKS...inscribed inside "N Daniels 48 Iowa Co D"...papers indicate the 48th Battalion was organized at Davenport and mustered on July 13th,1864, with O.H.P. Scott of Farmington as lieutenant Colonel, company D being from Des Moines and Lee counties and mustered out at Rock Island Barrack Oct.21,1864...the drummer was Nathan D. Daniels age 18 - 5'2" joined 6/10/1864 until 10/20/1864.