One of the most exciting features of this drum is the B & W photograph taken of the family. On the steps of the home on the right hand side can be seen the two Union soldiers with their drums. Orestes is the soldier on the right with the larger drum.
We were told this letter was written by a direct descendant of Orestes Porter. Do not hesitate to ask questions as we will do our best to answer them. Drum measures 16.75" tall and 17" in diameter. We ask that all items be paid for in a reasonably quick time-frame. This covers the expense of boxes, envelopes, bubble wrap, peanuts, etc.This allows for us & you to have international tracking. If we use a private company the package may not be marked as insured but we guarantee you it will be properly insured. Or at times, an item may be too large for any other options.
We represent over 65 individual dealers who supply us with the items and the appropriate descriptions. We make every effort to vet our items prior to listing by researching them to the best of our ability. Unless we are out of town we make an honest effort to answer all emails as quickly as possible. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Rare Identified Union Civil War Drum withWorsted Strap & Drumsticks & Photograph" is in sale since Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "planetantiques55" and is located in Columbia, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.