Scene from the centennial celebration of the Battle of Bunker Hill

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

police officers
snare drums
brass instruments
bandsmen
soldiers
bands (ensembles)
epaulets
batons (music equipment)
bearskins
government
stereographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000178
AccessID 285
Other identifier HNEDID-000178

Physical Description

1 stereograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.04.01.USMA.0170.0280.001

Date Notes

17 June 1875

Places

Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]
Bunker Hill (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [peak]

Record Details

Originator

Lewis, Thomas (photographer, publisher)

Material Type

stereographs
photographs

Other Organizations

United States. Army. Maryland Infantry Regiment, 5th (1861-1865). Drum Corps

Subjects

Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775
crowds
drum majors
military bands

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Stereo views: Mass.: Boston: Boston Common