Objects

American Military Drum

This rare American-made military drum dates to 1740. The second oldest signed and dated American drum in existence, it is inscribed with the name of its maker, Robert Crosman of Taunton, Massachusetts.

See the American Military Drum on display in the Join or Die section of the core galleries on the second floor.

Drum
Made by Robert Crosman
Taunton, Massachusetts
1740
Wood, Paper, Ink, Hemp, Iron
Museum of the American Revolution
2003.00.0897-2003.00.0898