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Collection HCHS Civil War Collection
Catalog Number 2014.043.003
Object Name Harp
Description A mouth harp used during the Civil War. This is an example of a soldier's personal item of amusement. This mouth harp was brought back from the Gettysburg Battlefield.
Found Gettysburg
Provenance Found on the Battlefield at Gettysburg and brought back to Lambertville, NJ. It was formerly in the Collection of the Grand Army of the Republic Post 20 Lambertville.
Subjects Harps
Soldiers
Soldiers' life
War
Instruments, Musical
Search Terms Grand Army of the Republic
Civil War