Short Description: James Lessig, Co. I, 8th Indiana Inf. Fife in C
Long Description: Ebony fife in C with German silver ferrules. Manufactured by Firth & Pond, New York, NY before 1863. Card with instrument inscribed "Played by Pvt. James C. Lessig, Company I, 8th Indiana Inf. Given to him by Col. Hugh Hanna". Accompanied by ambrotype of Lessig in musicians uniform, tintype of Lessig in soldier's uniform, discharge papers, pension documents. Donated to the Foundation by Fred Benkovic, Brookfield, WI
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