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2nd Wisconsin Infantry Band



2nd Wisconsin Infantry Band
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Title: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry Band
Description: The brass band of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry. In the past the leader in the picture was identified as Hazard W. Titus, but Titus did not become leader until May 1862 when the band became much smaller. Deemed too expensive, the War Department began discharging military bands in November, 1861. It is more likely the leader shown here is band's first leader, Homer S. Chandler, who resigned in October, 1861.

Image ID: 33525
Creation
Date:
1861 ca.
Creator
Name:
Unknown
Collection
Name:
Album 13 (The Civil War--Portraits, Military Camps, Military Training)
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Soldiers
Musical instruments
Musicians
Bands (Music)
Military uniforms
Portraits, Group
Civil War, 1861-1865
Outdoor photography
 

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