overall (each): 17 1/8 x 7/8 in. ( 43.5 x 2.2 cm )
carved: upper end, each stick: "P CORELL"
Pair of wooden drumsticks which taper from the ends to the rounded tips; at the end of each stick is carved a square with an X across it.
These drumsticks belonged to Philip Corell (1847-1935), who enlisted in the Civil War in 1861 as part of the 99th New York Volunteer Infantry, and re-enlisted in Hancock's Veteran Corps. He was mustered out in 1866.
Gift of Miss Louise I. Corell
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