"The ninth day of Christmas my true love sent to me
nine drummers drumming..."
Nine drummers drumming - beginning of the
Drumming has been used by animals to show social dominance, by peoples as a means of communication, as an expression of art, and in the military to keep troops moving and motivated.
My gift to you this ninth day of Christmas is....
Rolls of the soldiers in the Revolutionary War - open volume and search keyword Drummer
Muster Rolls - open volume and search keyword Drummer
At Find my Past - in box for Optional Keywords type Drummer. You should see a list of names without having to register. Can also use filters on left.
Bands and drummer boys of the Civil War
Carleton Papers - Loyalists and British Soldiers 1772-1784 - type Keyword Drummer