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British side drum captured at the Battle of Bunker Hill

British side drum captured at the Battle of Bunker Hill Wood, brass, and leather
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[ This description is from the project: MHS 225th Anniversary ]

This British side drum was captured at the Battle of Bunker Hill in June 1775 and repainted with the patriotic motto: "Independence be your boast, ever mindful what it cost." The drum was later used during the Civil War by the 33rd Massachusetts Infantry.