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History Break: Civil War Drums and Drummers

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for our November history break in person. This presentation will discuss the duties and responsibilities of the drummer during the American Civil War. Participates will learn how large armies were organized and the critical role the drummer played regarding communication during battle, as well as while in camp. Those who attend will also see a drum that was used at Fort Snelling for training new soldiers.


November 17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm