Marching to the drums : a history of military drums and drummers / John Norris
- Norris, John, 1954 April 10-
- Stroud, Gloucestershire : Spellmount, 2012.
- Physical Description:
- 159 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Echoes from the past -- In the beginning -- The spread of the military drum -- Drummers in the seventeenth century -- Marching and drill -- The corps of drums is established -- The rise of the regiments -- The Napoleonic period -- After Napoleon -- The American Civil War -- Into a new era -- Drums go to sea -- Drums in the world wars -- Regimental customs and battle honours.
- 9780752468792 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -156) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the Paterno Libraries Endowment (Campus College Libraries); 2012
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