The Drummer Boy of Our Regiment

The December 19, 1863, edition of Harper’s Weekly contained the following full-page illustration that highlighted a variety of scenes associated with the service of a Union drummer boy, some of whom were as young as 10 years old.

Civil War drummer boy

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LAMBERT, JR: The Political Transformation of David Tod (2023)

Joseph Lambert, Jr.’s “The Political Transformation of David Tod” is a nicely written biography of Ohio’s governor during two tumultuous years of war.