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Object Name PICCOLO
Catalog Number 0985.13.00643
Description Pearwood piccolo with silver keys and rings.
Dimensions L-12 inches
Owned O. O. Billings; unidentified Confederate soldier
Provenance "Piccolo given to Mr. O.O. Billings by a dying soldier in the last year of the Civil War, in commemoration of kindness of Mr. Billings (a Northern soldier) showed to him in his last hours of life, which was a brotherly love towards each other, though enemies."
People Billings, O. O.
unidentified Confederate soldier
Subjects Military bands
Music
Musical instruments
Woodwind instruments