More Great Old Civil War Band Portraits.

by Daniel Russ on October 20, 2014

Music in war is a rare topic covered. It should be more talked about. Why does an army need a band? Emotion, I suppose. Rousing someone I suppose. More answers to come.

 

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Google is an amazing thing. I love these old photos. They are an addiction to me. I love seeing the faces and the clothes and the sepia tones and lyard daguerrotypes. Unfortunately few of these photos came with band ID. However army bands in general seems like great topic to stet dipping into.

 

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OK. These are the 77th Regiment Balladeers

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