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Object Name PICCOLO
Catalog Number 0985.13.00371
Description The piccolo is made of pearwood with brass action, four keys, and an open hole octave. The maker's name, "Noblet Jeune Pere & Fils" is in an oval on the piccolo.
Material wood; metal (brass)
Dimensions L-11 inches
Owned John McNeil [John McKeil]
Owner Regiment Virginia Ambulance Corps
Made Noblet Jeune Pere and Fils
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance John O'Neil (or McNeil, or McKeil) of the Virginia Ambulance Corps took this piccolo from the battlefield after First Manassas after the enemy left.
People McNeil, John (tentative)
McKeil, John (tentative)
O'Neil, John (tentative)
Search Terms found on battlefield
Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Subjects Military bands
Music
Musical instruments
Woodwind instruments
Ambulances