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Scene from the centennial celebration of the Battle of Bunker Hill

PC001.04.01.USMA.0170.0280.001 (RS18330)

Description

This stereograph of members in uniform of the Fifth Maryland Regiment Drum Corps at the Centennial of the Battle of Bunker Hill is part of Thomas Lewis's Centennial Views series. According to "The Boston Globe", after taking part in ceremonies at the Bunker Hill Monument, the Grand Army presented a flag to the regiment on Boston Common. Spectators and a police officer mingle with the soldiers, some of whom hold instruments or sit on field drums.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
17 June 1875
Physical Description
1 stereograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000178
AccessID: 285
Other identifier: HNEDID-000178
GUSN
194974
Reference Code
PC001.04.01.USMA.0170.0280.001

Record details

Originator
Lewis, Thomas (photographer, publisher)
Other Organizations
United States. Army. Maryland Infantry Regiment, 5th (1861-1865). Drum Corps
Descriptive Terms
bands (ensembles)
bandsmen
batons (music equipment)
bearskins
brass instruments
epaulets
government
police officers
snare drums
soldiers
Material Type
photographs
stereographs
Subjects
Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775
crowds
drum majors
military bands
Places
Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]
Bunker Hill (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [peak]
Location Note
Stereo views: Mass.: Boston: Boston Common

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