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When Civil War Musicians Served as Battlefield Medics

The life of a Civil War regimental band member wasn't all treble clefs and drumsticks.

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  • Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
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  • The Zouave ambulance crew, probably made up of members of the military band by the same name, demonstrating the removal of wounded soldiers from the field

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons